traffic.transit.jpgRuth Jackson Family Day Parade & Festival
On Saturday the 14th annual Ruth Jackson Family, Friends and Community Day Festival will take place.

Beginning at 10:45 a.m. parade participants will gather at Santos Street and Velasco Avenue. At 11:30 a.m. the parade will move north on Santos Street, east on Sunnydale Avenue, north on Peabody Street, west on Leland Avenue, south on Cora Street, then west on Visitation Avenue to Hahn Street. The parade will end at approximately 1:30 p.m. at Herz Playground.

The following Muni routes will be affected by the parade as early as 10 a.m.:

?? 8X San Bruno Express
?? 9 San Bruno
?? 56 Rutland

Little League Parade
On Saturday San Francisco Little League Baseball will open the 2013 season with a parade from the Presidio to Marina Middle School.

Beginning at 10 a.m. the parade will leave the Presidio Main Post through the Gorgas Gate, turn south on Lyon Street and proceed east on Union Street to Laguna Street, north to Chestnut Street, west to Divisadero, through the neighborhood and back to Bay Street to disband in the school parking lot.

San Francisco Police Officers will monitor the parade for necessary street closures.

The following Muni routes will be affected:

?? 22 Fillmore
?? 28 19th Avenue
?? 30 Stockton
?? 43 Masonic
?? 45 Union

Sunday Streets
The first Sunday Streets events will be held this Sunday along the northbound Embarcadero from King Street to Fisherman’s Wharf and down 3rd Street to Mission Bay. The 3.3-mile route will be available to pedestrians and bicyclists for recreational activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. These events are free to all participants.

The headquarters for the event will be located at Harry Bridges Plaza in front of the Ferry Building, where participants can get details about activities along the event route as well as free bike rentals and maintenance. Other key locations are Fisherman’s Wharf, East Park (south of Pier 39), Rincon Park, South Beach Park and Mission Bay Park (near Pier 52).

Beginning at 10:30 a.m., northbound Embarcadero will be closed for the event and will be re-opened by 4:30 p.m.

Southbound Embarcadero will remain open throughout the event. Motorists should expect heavy traffic around the event area and should allow extra travel time.

Motorists heading to the Fisherman’s Wharf area can use an alternate route by travelling north on 3rd Street, to Kearny Street, then Columbus Avenue and into the Wharf area. Enforcement personnel from the SFMTA will be on site to direct traffic. Local access will be allowed to the piers via southbound Embarcadero or cross streets.

The following Muni lines and routes will be affected:

?? Powell-Hyde Cable Car
?? Powell-Mason Cable Car
?? F Market and Fisherman’s Wharf
?? T Third
?? 1 California
?? 2 Clement
?? 5 Fulton
?? 6 Parnassus
?? 8X Bayshore Express
?? 9 San Bruno
?? 10 Townsend
?? 12 Folsom-Pacific
?? 14 Mission
?? 14L Mission Ltd.
?? 21 Hayes
?? 30 Stockton
?? 31 Balboa
?? 38 Geary
?? 38L Geary Ltd.
?? 39 Coit
?? 45 Union-Stockton
?? 47 Van Ness
?? 71 Haight-Noriega
?? 76 Marin Headlands
?? 108 Treasure Island

Participants can take the following Muni routes and lines for easy access to Sunday Streets fun:

?? F Market
?? Metro Lines (J, K, L, M, N, T)
?? 10 Townsend
?? 22 Fillmore
?? 30 Stockton
?? 45 Union-Stockton

Start of Daylight Saving Time
On Sunday daylight saving time will commence at 2 a.m., requiring clocks to be set forward one hour.

All Muni service will continue to operate on standard time through the end of Owl service. Muni schedules will adjust to daylight saving time with the start of regular service on Sunday.

3rd Street Segment Closure
As part of the Mission Bay Development, a roadway segment of 3rd Street will undergo pavement renovation, curb and gutter work.

Motorists are reminded of the closure of southbound lanes on 3rd Street, between 16th and Mariposa streets. This closure already took place and will remain effective until Monday, March 25. During the closure, southbound traffic on 3rd Street will be detoured to Illinois Street, left onto 16th Street, right onto Illinois Street, right onto Mariposa Street and left back onto 3rd Street.

Muni service will not be affected.

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