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Braves' Opening Homestand At SunTrust Park Withstands Potential Parking, Traffic Issues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17

The potential traffic and parking issues at the new SunTrust Park that worried many Braves fans "went more smoothly on the opening homestand than had been feared and forecast," according to Tim Tucker of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. During the ballpark's opening week, the adjacent mixed-us...

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