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Cornell Dragon Day Parade set for Friday

TCAT anticipates minor route delays as a result of the annual Dragon Day parade from 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. Friday, March 15 on the Cornell University campus. TCAT’s operations team will be on site along with Cornell police to monitor traffic. Starting at 12:30 p.m., vehicular access to East Avenue from University Avenue will be limited to bus traffic only until 1 p.m., when the parade begins. As soon as the parade begins, vehicular access along the parade route will be restricted and bus routes may be delayed or rerouted. The parade route is as follows:· Leave Rand Hall at around 1 p.m.· Travel east on University Avenue· Turn right (south) on East Avenue· Turn right (west) on Campus Road· Turn right (north) on South Central walkway through Ho Plaza· Enter the Arts Quad between Uris and Olin libraries· Proceed to the burn site on the south side of Sibley Hall.Both TCAT and Cornell officials ask the community to enjoy the festivities in a safe fashion and to avoid in any behavior that might result in injury. TCAT passengers are asked to be patient during this fun and traditional event put on each year by Cornell’s freshmen architecture students. This yearly rite‑of‑spring event dates back more than a century.

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