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Weekend Transit Advisory: Giants World Series home games, Fiesta on the Hill

This weekend’s transit happenings can best be summed up in one word: Giants. Yup. They’re in our house. Games 3, 4, and 5 are happening here this weekend, so plan accordingly! More transit information, including Fiesta On The Hill and more construction news below, straight from the SFMTA.

Athletic Association Event
From Friday through Sunday: The San Francisco Gaelic Athletic Association event will take place at San Francisco Gaelic Fields on Treasure Island.

A street closure of Avenue “H” between California Avenue and 3rd Streets will be required from 9 a.m., Friday to 6 p.m., Sunday.

The 108 Treasure Island Muni route will be affected.

For details of Muni re-routes, please visit http://www.sfmta.com/news/alerts. This website will be updated when it is closer to the event date.

World Series Games at AT&T Park
From Friday through Sunday: The San Francisco Giants will host Games 3, 4 and 5 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park. These games will begin at 5:07 p.m., with pre-game activities beginning at 2:30 p.m., each day.

The SFMTA advises motorists of the increased congestion in downtown San Francisco related to these special events and advises commuters to use transit, taxis, bicycles or walk and to avoid using the Bay Bridge in the two hours before and after these games. Fans from the East Bay are encouraged to take public transit to San Francisco.

The following Muni service is available to and from all home games:

  • T Third
  • N Judah
  • Metro Baseball Shuttles
  • 10 Townsend
  • 30 Stockton
  • 45 Union
  • 47 Van Ness

The SFMTA will schedule additional Metro “baseball shuttles” to supplement the existing N Judah and T Third service to the ballpark.

The additional service will begin three hours prior to the game and continue until approximately 20 minutes after the start of the game.

SFMTA Service Ambassadors will be in the Embarcadero, Powell, Montgomery and Civic Center Muni Metro stations from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., each day to assist Muni customers.
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Transit News: Faster 9-San Bruno, 5L-Fulton, double berthing, tech buses

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  • Muni Metro “Double Berthing” Delayed Again — Wait Until November (Streetsblog SF)
  • Six in 10 riders rank Muni ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ (SFBay)
  • Tech buses existing peacefully with Muni — so far (SFBay)