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**PRESS RELEASE** SFMTA WEEKEND TRANSIT AND TRAFFIC ADVISORY - LABOR DAY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 29, 2012
Contact: Paul Rose
SFMTA WEEKEND TRANSIT AND TRAFFIC ADVISORY
San Francisco—The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) advises San Francisco residents and visitors of the following event-related traffic and service impacts this holiday weekend, Thursday, August 30 through Tuesday, September 4. Event participants and fun seekers should check with www.sfmta.com or call 311 to find out which of the 80 Muni lines will get them where they want to go.
Labor Day Holiday Muni Service and Parking Enforcement
Muni service will follow a Sunday schedule on Labor Day, Monday.
Parking meters and seven day street sweeping will be enforced citywide on the holiday. Commuter tow away, residential parking permits and Monday-Friday daytime street sweeping will not be enforced.
In 2012 meters on Port of San Francisco property, including The Embarcadero and Fisherman’s Wharf, will be enforced seven days per week throughout the year, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Hazards are always subject to ticketing and towing.
49ers Football Game
The San Francisco 49ers will host their second home pre-season game on Thursday, against the San Diego Chargers starting at 7 p.m. at Candlestick Park.
Motorists should expect delays on all bridges and freeways leading into San Francisco for at least two hours before the start of the game and for at least two hours after the end of the game. Fans attending the games are encouraged to take public transportation. For more information, please visit www.sfmta.com/football.
Muni offers several ways to get to Candlestick Park from locations throughout San Francisco. There are four Muni Express routes and two Shuttles.
The Muni Express route is Special Event Fare Service
- Adult fare: $12 roundtrip
- Youth/Senior/Disabled fare: $10 roundtrip
- Muni monthly pass, Passport or CityPass Special Event Add-on fare: $8 roundtrip (adult and discount pass holders)
The Candlestick Shuttles are regular fare service, $2 adult per trip and $.75 for youth/senior/disabled per trip.
In order for Clipper customers with a monthly pass to obtain the add-on fare discount, at least $8 in cash value must be loaded to their Clipper cards prior to boarding the special event Muni service.
Customers can load their cards online at www.clippercard.com (please allow at least five days for processing), or at one of the participating Clipper vendors or ticket vending machines in a Muni Metro station. Please go to www.sfmta.com for fare details.
For service to and from the game, T Third customers should transfer at the Gilman/Paul station to the 87 Candlestick Shuttle, which operates directly between the station and Candlestick Park.
Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance. SFMTA staff will sell Muni fares from 4 p.m. at the following locations:
· Balboa Park BART Station
· Sutter Street/Sansome Street
· 75X Candlestick Express – from Balboa Park BART
· 77X Candlestick Express – from California and Van Ness
· 78X Candlestick Express – from California and Funston
· 79X Candlestick Express – from Sutter and Sansome
· 86 Candlestick Shuttle – from Bacon and San Bruno
· 87 Candlestick Shuttle – from Third Street and Gillman, T Third Station
· 75X Candlestick Express – to Balboa Park BART
· 77X Candlestick Express – to Van Ness and North Point
· 78X Candlestick Express – to California and Funston
· 79X Candlestick Express – to Kearny and Sutter
· 86 Candlestick Shuttle – to Bacon and San Bruno
· 87 Candlestick Shuttle – to Third Street and Gillman, T Third Station
79X Candlestick Express Re-route
The southbound 79X Candlestick Express, which provides express service to the 49ers game from downtown, will be re-routed all season due to Central Subway construction on Stockton and 4th streets. Customers traveling to the game can board the 79X Candlestick Express at the following locations:
· Sutter and Sansome
· Sutter and Kearny
- Mason and Geary
- Cyril Magnin and Market
- 5th Street and Mission
- 5th Street and Howard
- 5th Street and Folsom
The southbound buses will then travel express to Candlestick Park from 5th and Folsom. Northbound buses will remain on their regular route.
Temporary Transbay Terminal Construction
From 10 a.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Tuesday, construction work for the Transbay Terminal will take place on Fremont Street.
Fremont Street between Mission and Howard streets will be closed during the construction. Cross traffic will be allowed on Mission and Howard streets at Fremont Street.
No Muni bus service will be affected.
On Friday at 6 p.m., the Critical Mass bicycle ride will begin at Justin Herman Plaza.
There will be heavy traffic in the area. Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time.
Il Giro Di San Francisco
On Monday the 38th annual Il Giro Di San Francisco, a bicycle race, will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The race route begins and ends at Levi Strauss Plaza, Battery Street at Union Street. Please visit www.metromintcycling.com for more details.
From 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., street closures will be required along the circuit course: from Union Street south on Battery Street, east on Green Street, south on Front Street, west on Vallejo, north on Sansome, east on Greenwich, and south on Battery.
No Muni routes will be affected.
San Francisco Giants Baseball Game
On Monday the San Francisco Giants will host the first of three games with the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.
Heavy traffic is expected both before and after the games. Game attendees and those traveling in the area are encouraged to take public transit.
For more information on Muni service, please call the San Francisco Customer Service Center at 311 or visit www.sfmta.com. For additional information on Muni's Accessible Services Program, please call (415) 701-4485 or TTY (415) 701-4730.
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