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City issues parking, traffic notice ahead of "Running of the Bulls" parade

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FOX 8 received this news release from the New Orleans's Mayor's Office Thursday evening:

Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the 7th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans "The Running of the Bulls" parade scheduled for the Saturday, July 13, 2013. As many as 14,000 runners are anticipated to participate.

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, runners will depart from 1021 Convention Center Blvd. and proceed on Convention Center Blvd to Poydras Street, turn left onto Poydras Street, continue on Poydras Street turning left onto Tchoupitoulas Street towards St. Joseph Street. Runners will turn left onto St. Joseph Street back to Convention Center Blvd. then turn right returning back to their original starting location and disbanding at 9:00 a.m.

Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets, and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.

In addition, RTA services, including bus service may be interrupted during these events. Details on route changes are available at

For more information on the event, go online to

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