Traffic Advisory: St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 12th, 2016

FWCBD - Traffic Advisory
Saturday, March 12, 2016
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Muni Service Alert from 10:30 am — 5:00 pm


Happy St. Patrick's Day!
There will be some Muni service changes and reroutes to accommodate the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday, March 12th.                                                                       

Visit the SFMTA site for more information: 
https://www.sfmta.com/calendar/alerts/st-patricks-day-parade

Parade Route
The 165th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, consisting of over 180 to 200 units, will begin at 11:30 am on March 12, 2016 from Market & 2nd. The parade is not expected to be completely clear of McAllister & Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place until 3:30 pm. There will also be a celebration at Civic Center Plaza from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The F Market and Wharves to Fisherman's Wharf
Time: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm
Missed Stops: Market and 9th through 1st
Alternate Service: 
-Historic streetcar service between the Castro and Van Ness
-Bus service between the Castro and the Ferry Terminal
-14-Route stops on Mission between 10th and Fremont
-Historic streetcar service between Ferry Terminal and Fisherman's Wharf
-Or use the subway between Van Ness and Embarcadero stations

The F Market and Wharves to Castro and Market
Time: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm
Missed Stops: Market and 2nd through Larkin
Alternate Service: 
-Historic streetcar service between Fisherman's Wharf and Ferry Terminal
-Bus service between the Ferry Terminal and the Castro
-14-Route stops on Mission between 2nd and 8th
-Historic streetcar service between Van Ness and the Castro
-Or use the subway between Embarcadero and Van Ness stations
-Please allow extra time to reach your destination since traffic delays are expected.

Traffic
No traffic will be allowed on Market after 11:00 am between 1st and 8th until the parade has cleared. The SFMTA will not facilitate cross traffic between parade units. Use Van Ness or The Embarcadero to cross Market. Grove will be closed between Polk & Larkin from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm.