Press release: The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency advises San Francisco residents and visitors of the following event-related traffic and service impacts from Friday, Jan. 18, through Thursday, Jan. 24.
More information can be found at www.sfmta.com or by calling 311. For real-time updates during the week and special events, follow us on www.twitter.com/sfmta_muni.
Holiday Muni schedule and parking enforcement: On Jan. 21, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Muni will operate on a Saturday schedule. 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. Meters on Port of San Francisco property, including the Embarcadero and Fisherman's Wharf, are enforced seven days per week, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Sunday meter operation: Parking meters are now operating on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. throughout the city, except at Fisherman's Wharf and the Port of San Francisco. Meters at Fisherman's Wharf will continue to operate from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. Meters in the Port of San Francisco jurisdiction (along the waterfront and some side streets) will continue to operate from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. All meters citywide, including the Wharf and the Port, will have at least four-hour time limits on
Athletic Association event: On Jan. 18-19, the San Francisco Gaelic Athletic Association event will take place at the San Francisco Gaelic Fields on Treasure Island and require the closure of Avenue "H" between California Avenue and 3rd Street from 3 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday. The 108 Treasure Island Muni route will be affected.
MLK march and celebration: On Jan. 21 at 11 a.m., the MLK March will start at 4th and King streets and proceed east on Channel Street, north on 3rd Street and west on Howard Street to Yerba Buena Gardens. The march is expected to conclude at approximately noon. The MLK Celebration will be held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Caltrain Freedom Train will arrive at the 4th Street and King Street Station at 10:55 a.m. T Third Line will provide special service from Bayshore Boulevard and Sunnydale Avenue to 4th and Berry streets to coordinate with the arrival of Caltrain Freedom Train. Muni bus shuttles will be standing by to transport those Caltrain "Freedom Train" riders who are unable to participate in the MLK March between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Participants may take the 30 Stockton or 45 Union-Stockton bus routes south on 5th Street for post-event service back to Caltrain after 1 p.m. Regular bus fare applies.
Street closure for opening of SF Jazz Center:
On Jan. 21, the official opening of the SF Jazz Center will take place between 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. For event details, please visit www.sfjazz.org/grandopening.
Fell Street between Franklin and Gough streets will be closed on Monday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the event.
Fell Street between Franklin and Gough streets will also be closed from 7 p.m. Jan. 22 through 6 a.m. Jan. 24 to facilitate the center's gala fundraising event. The closure of westbound Fell Street will continue until 8 a.m.
There will be no impact on Muni bus service, but traffic in the event area will be heavy during the event time.