Your Weekend Transit Advisory

San Francisco Bulls Hockey Games
On Friday and Saturday the SF Bulls will play two home games against Bakersfield Condors at the Cow Palace. Each game will begin at 7:15 p.m. For event details, please visit sfbulls.com.

The following Muni routes will be affected:

8X Bayshore Express
8BX Bayshore B Express
9 San Bruno

Outer Noriega Merchants Street Fair
On Saturday the 2nd annual Outer Noriega Merchants Street Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Sunset District.

Noriega Street between 45th and 46th avenues will be closed from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The 71 Haight-Noriega Muni route will be affected.

Nike Women’s Marathon
On Sunday the 9th annual Nike Women’s Marathon will be held throughout San Francisco, beginning with staggered start times at 5:30 a.m. for walkers and 7 a.m. for runners at Union Square and finishing at The Great Highway between Lincoln Way and JFK Drive by 4 p.m. For event details, please visit www.halfmarathons.net.

The following Muni lines and routes and lines will be affected:

Starting at 11 p.m., Saturday
3 Jackson
18 46th Avenue
38 Geary (including Owl)

Sunday
Powell-Hyde Cable Car
Powell-Mason Cable Car
California Cable Car
F Market & Wharves
1 California
2 Clement
3 Jackson
5 Fulton
8X Bayshore Express
10 Townsend
12 Folsom-Pacific
18 46th Avenue
19 Polk
23 Monterey
28 19th Avenue
29 Sunset
30 Stockton
38 Geary
43 Masonic
47 Van Ness
49 Van Ness-Market
91 Owl

The only Muni re-routes will be in the Union Square area from 4 to 10 a.m., Sunday; however, there may be some delays at other locations on the course.

Inner Sunset Sundays
On Sunday the Inner Sunset Sundays will take place on Irving Street from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Irving Street between 9th and 10th avenues will be closed from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Heavy ridership is expected on Muni bus lines and routes around the event area.

49ers Football Game
The San Francisco 49ers will host their sixth home game on Sunday, against the New York Giants starting at 1:25 p.m. at the Candlestick Park.

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 10:25 a.m. at the following locations:

· Balboa Park BART Station
· Sutter Street/Sansome Street

Pre-game Service:
· 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

Post-game Service:
· 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

79X Candlestick Express Re-route continued

· 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.

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