Your Weekend Transit Advisory: MLK, track repairs, football, F-Market, cable cars
Holiday Muni Schedule and Parking Enforcement
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Muni will operate on a Saturday schedule.
SFPUC and SFMTA’s Sewage and Track Repair Projects
Beginning at 10 p.m., Friday through 4 a.m. Sunday, crews from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and SFMTA will be working along Market Street at various locations:
Market Street at 1st and Battery streets
Market Street at Fremont and Front streets
Sutter Street between Market and Montgomery streets
Sansome Street between Sutter and Bush streets
Market Street at 6th and Taylor streets
McAllister Street between Market and Leavenworth streets
Market Street at 7th and Charles Brennan streets
Market Street at 8th and Hyde streets
Market Street at 9th and Larkin streets
There will be no street closures required for this project.
The following Muni lines and routes will be affected during the course of the work:
F Market and Wharves (Muni buses will replace streetcars)
9 San Bruno
38L Geary Limited
76X Marin Headlands Express
Customers are encouraged to allow extra travel time during the hours when the maintenance work takes place.
San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship Game
In preparation for the San Francisco 49ers’ NFC Championship game against Seattle Seahawks, with the exception of Muni Metro Lines, all overhead lines for electric Muni service will be de-energized all day Sunday. Muni service will be adjusted according to the following schedules.
F Market and Wharves
All day Saturday and Sunday, Muni buses will provide service on the F Line. Starting at 5 p.m., Sunday, those buses will reroute off of Market Street onto Mission Street using all regular Muni stops. F Line bus service on The Embarcadero will use the regular F Line stops.
Powell-Hyde Cable Car and Powell-Mason Cable Car
From 4 p.m., Sunday until the end of service at 1 a.m., Monday, Powell Street Cable Car lines will only run between Fisherman’s Wharf and Chinatown. Customers travelling downtown can board shuttles at the Washington and Powell streets stop. For service from Market and Powell, shuttles will depart from the southwest corner of Ellis and Powell streets (one block north of the turnaround).
California Cable Car
Muni buses will provide service on the California Cable Car Line beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday until end of service at 1 a.m., Monday.
From 5 p.m. until the end of service at approximately 1 p.m., Monday, N Judah buses will operate between stops at 22nd Avenue and Judah Street and Church and Duboce streets. Regular train service will remain the same for the rest of the route.
The following Muni routes will be re-routed starting at 5 p.m., Sunday:
9 San Bruno
14L Mission Limited
48 Quintara/24th Street
49 Mission/Van Ness
67 Bernal Heights
MLK March and Celebration
On Monday 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 11 a.m. and 4 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 4 p.m.
Regular bus fare applies.
The following Muni lines and routes will be directly affected:
8X Bayshore Express
47 Van Ness