traffic.transit.jpgCritical Mass
The Critical Mass bicycle ride will begin at Justin Herman Plaza at 6 p.m. on Friday.

There will be heavy traffic in the area. Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time.

Transbay Terminal Construction
On Saturday and Sunday, construction work for the Transbay Terminal will require the closure of Beale Street between Mission and Howard streets from 10 p.m., Friday to midnight, Sunday.

The following Muni routes will be affected from 8 p.m., Friday through the end of service Sunday:

5 Fulton
38 Geary
38L Geary Limited
71 Haight-Noriega


Giant Race Half Marathon
The 2011 Giant Race Half Marathon and 10K and 5K races will take place on Saturday along The Embarcadero, Fisherman’s Wharf and the Marina. The Half Marathon Race will start at 8 a.m.

The race will start south of AT&T Park, continue north on The Embarcadero, west along Fisherman’s Wharf, through Fort Mason and the Presidio, returning along the same route to conclude inside AT&T Park. A route map of the race is above.

The following street closures will be required:

From 11 p.m., Friday to 1 p.m., Saturday:
Terry A. Francois Street between South and 3rd streets

From 7:45 to 10 a.m., Saturday
Northbound 3rd Street between Mission Rock and King streets

From 7:45 to 11 a.m., Saturday
Northbound King Street between 2nd and 3rd streets

From 7:45 to 11 a.m., Saturday
Northbound Embarcadero between 2nd and Jefferson streets

From 7:45 to 11 a.m., Saturday
Jefferson Street between The Embarcadero and Aquatic Park

From 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday
Laguna Street between Marina Boulevard and Bay Street
Bay Street between Laguna and Franklin streets
Marina Boulevard between Ford Mason Park and Buchanan Street
Westbound Marina Boulevard between Buchanan Street and Doyle Drive

The following Muni routes and lines will be affected:

F Market & Wharves
T Third
28 19th Avenue
39 Coit
49 Van Ness-Mission

J-Pop Summit Festival
The 2011 J-Pop Summit Festival will be held in Japantown this Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

Post Street between Webster and Laguna streets will be closed from 5 a.m., Saturday to 11 p.m., Sunday.

There will be no impact on Muni service.

49ers Football Game
The San Francisco 49ers will host their second home pre-season game on Saturday against the Houston Texans starting at 5 p.m. at Candlestick Park.

Motorists should expect delays on all bridges and freeways leading into San Francisco for at least two hours before the start of the game and for at least two hours after the end of the game. Fans attending the games are encouraged to take public transportation.

For more information, please visit

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 (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 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.

On Saturday, Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance. SFMTA staff will sell Muni fares from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.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

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