The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) advises San Francisco residents and visitors of the following event-related traffic and service impacts this holiday weekend, Saturday, Jan. 15 – Monday, Jan. 17. Event participants and fun seekers should check with sfmta.com or call 311 to find out which of the 80 Muni lines will get them where they want to go.
Holiday Muni Schedule and Parking Enforcement
On the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Muni will operate on a regular weekday schedule.
Parking meters and seven day street sweeping will be enforced citywide on the holiday. Commuter tow away, residential parking permits and Monday-Friday street sweeping will not be enforced.
Meters on SF Port property are enforced seven days per week throughout the year. Hazards are always subject to citation and towing.
MLK March and Celebration
At 11 a.m. on Monday the MLK March will start at 4th and Townsend streets and proceed south on 4th Street, 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 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Caltrain Freedom Train
The Caltrain Freedom Train will arrive at the 4th Street and King Street Station at 10:55 a.m.
Muni bus shuttles will be standing by to transport those Caltrain “Freedom Train” riders unable to participate in the MLK March. Participants may take the 30 Stockton or 45 Union-Stockton bus routes south on 4th Street for post-event service back to Caltrain.
Traffic and Transit Impacts
Street closures will be required beginning at 9:30 a.m. along the MLK March route. Cross traffic will be allowed through except when the march is passing. The SFPD will allow two lanes of traffic along the east side of 3rd Street .
The following Muni lines will be directly affected by this event:
8X Bayshore Express
47 Van Ness
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