Park-and-ride system

Tonight's Absa Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns will also be used to familiarise the locals with the park-and-ride service.

Tonight's Absa Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns will also be used to familiarise the locals with the park-and-ride service.

The match, which will form part of Pirates' 70th anniversary celebrations, takes place at Johannesburg Stadium, starting at 7.30pm.

The park-and-ride service, which will also be used during the 2009 Confederations Cup and 2010 World Cup, is organised by the city's department of transport.

Supporters have been asked to park their cars at two parking facilities: Bezuidenhout Valley Park (Marcia Street) and Wits University West Campus (Enoch Sontonga).

Parking costs R20. Metro buses will transport the supporters from the park-and-ride facilities to the stadium for free, starting at 4pm.

Maphololela said several roads leading to the stadium will be closed:

l Beit Street/Sievewright Avenue;

l ·Erin Street/Charlton Terrace;

·l Fitzroy/Bertrams Avenue

l Beit Street/Erin Street;

l Staib/Northern Park; and

·l Suzie/Van Beek (Dora Avenue).

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