On Monday January 19, 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:

  • N Judah
  • T Third
  • 8X Bayshore Express
  • 10 Townsend
  • 12 Folsom
  • 30 Stockton
  • 45 Union-Stockton
  • 47 Van Ness

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