The seventh Sunday Streets event will be held this Sunday in the Western Addition. The route will connect with the Panhandle multi-use path at Central Avenue, travel through the North Panhandle neighborhood along Central Avenue, Grove Street and Baker Street to Fulton Street, where it will continue past Alamo Square Park and the iconic Painted Ladies Victorian row houses. It will then connect to the Fillmore merchant corridor from Fulton Street to Geary Boulevard. The route will be available for recreational activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free to all participants.
The headquarters for the event will be located at the Panhandle on Fell Street between Central Avenue and Baker Street, where participants can get details about activities along the event route as well as free bike rentals.
The following street closures will be required from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
· Fillmore Street between Fulton Street and Geary Boulevard
· Fulton Street between Fillmore and Lyon streets
· Baker Street between McAllister and Grove streets
· Grove Street between Baker Street and Central Avenue
· Central Avenue between Grove and Hayes streets
· O’Farrell Street between Fillmore and Steiner streets
· Intersections: Central Avenue, Lyon and Baker streets at Grove Street; Baker, Broderick, Scott, Pierce and Steiner streets at Fulton Street; Golden Gate Avenue, Turk, Ellis and O’Farrell streets at Fillmore Street
Cross Traffic will be allowed on Eddy and McAllister streets at Fillmore Street as well as on Divisadero Street at Fulton Street
Traffic will be controlled by Parking Control Officers and San Francisco police officers.
The following Muni routes will be affected:
· 5 Fulton
· 6 Parnassus
· 21 Hayes
· 22 Fillmore
· 24 Divisadero
· 31 Balboa
· 33 Stanyan
· 38 Geary
· 71 Haight-Noriega
Temporary Embarcadero Cycletrack
Beginning at 6 a.m., Sunday until 9 p.m., next Sunday, Sept. 15, the right-hand travel lane of northbound The Embarcadero between Washington and Green streets will be closed temporarily for the implementation of a two-way cycletrack for the America’s Cup Finals races.
This bikeway will run between Washington Street, north of the Ferry Building, to the midblock pedestrian crossing at Pier 23, between Lombard and Green streets. The facility will provide additional capacity for bikes in the areas that are expected to experience the greatest number of visitors to the America’s Cup events.
Police barricades will be used for the cycletrack. There will be gaps at each intersection and midblock crossing. Local, loading and emergency access will be allowed.
No parking will be allowed along the east side of northbound The Embarcadero while the bike facility is in place. There will be signs to alert drivers of the lane closure.
The SFMTA recommends motorists travelling northbound in the vicinity of The Embarcadero to allow plenty of travel time and to use Sansome Street or Kearny Street as alternate routes. For details of traffic re-route, please refer to the attached America’s Cup Embarcadero Alternate Route Map.
Beginning Thursday and through Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants will play seven home games at AT&T Park:
· Four games against Arizona Diamondbacks:
o 7:15 p.m., Thursday
o 7:15 p.m., Friday
o 6:15 p.m., Saturday
o 1:05 p.m., Sunday
· Three games against Colorado Rockies:
o 7:15 p.m., Monday
o 7:15 p.m., Tuesday
o 12:45 p.m., Wednesday
The SFMTA advises motorists of the increased congestion in San Francisco and advises commuters to use transit on these dates.
As a reminder to fans and other motorists, the SFMTA will close eastbound King Street between 3rd and 2nd streets beginning in the 7th inning of all Giants home games until the post-game traffic has died down. Drivers on northbound I-280 should avoid taking the King Street exit during this period and use the Sixth Street exit instead. A map showing alternate post-game routes from AT&T parking lots is available on the Giants’ website.
Sunset Autumn Moon Festival
On Saturday, the Sunset Autumn Moon Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The following street closures will be required from 3 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Irving Street from 22nd Avenue to 25th Avenue
23rd Avenue from Lincoln Way to Judah Street
24th Avenue from Lincoln Way to Judah Street
The 71 Haight-Noriega Muni route will be affected.
America’s Cup events will take place at the America’s Cup Park located at Pier 27 and America’s Cup Village located on Marina Green this weekend. Races are scheduled for approximately 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, each day.
Muni will continue to provide supplemental transportation services to welcome the America’s Cup sailing fans and to keep the city moving:
· E-Embarcadero Streetcar Line from Caltrain to Beach and Jones will run between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
· MS-Marina-Pier 27 bus shuttles from Pier 27 to Bay and Fillmore near Marina Green will run between 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
· MM-Market-Marina bus shuttles from Civic Center BART/Muni station to Bay & Fillmore near Marina Green will run between 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
· MP-Market-Pier 39 bus shuttles from Embarcadero Station to Pier 39 will run between 10:45 am and 7:30 pm.
Event participants can also go safely to the races at Pier 27 by bike. A separated bicycle facility will be in place along northbound of The Embarcadero between Washington Street and Pier 23 between this Sunday and next Sunday, September 15. Bicycle valet parking will be available inside Pier 23. In addition, painted green bike lanes are in place along The Embarcadero from North Point to Howard streets in both directions.
Live Nation Concert
On Saturday, a Live Nation Concert will take place at the America’s Cup Pavilion at Piers 27/29 at 7 p.m. Doors will open an hour before the concerts begin.
The SFMTA will provide additional bus service on the F Market & Wharves Line before and after each event:
· F Line shuttle service will ONLY run between Don Chee Way and Pier 39 beginning at 5:05 p.m.
· Outbound shuttle service will begin at 10 p.m. and will pick up passengers at the Greenwich F Line station
· Regular F Market & Wharves Line service will not stop at the Greenwich station
49ers Football Game
On Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers will open the regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers starting at 1:25 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 www.sfmta.com/football.
NEW NFL Bag Policy: Fans should be advised that there is a new NFL Bag Policy in effect at 49ers games. Only NFL-approved bags will be permitted inside Candlestick Park. For more information, please visit www.49ers.com/stadium/prohibited-items.html.
On game days, Muni offers several ways to get to Candlestick Park from locations throughout San Francisco. There are four Muni Express routes and two Shuttles.
All service, including the express service, is regular fare service, $2 adult per trip and $.75 for youth/senior/disabled per trip.
For faster boarding, customers are encouraged to buy their fare prior to boarding the express service. Clipper cards with either a Fast Pass or pre-loaded cash can be purchased at your convenience. Customers can load their cards online at www.clippercard.com (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 www.sfmta.com for fare details.
On game days, Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance. SFMTA staff will sell one-way and roundtrip Muni fares from 2 to 5 p.m. at the following locations:
· Balboa Park BART Station
· Sutter Street/Sansome Street
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.
· 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
· 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
79X Candlestick Express Re-route
As of last year, the southbound 79X, which provides express service to the 49ers game from downtown, will be re-routed due to Central Subway construction on Stockton and 4th streets. Customers traveling to the game can board the 79X Candlestick Express at the following locations:
· Sutter and Sansome
· Sutter and Kearny
· Mason and Geary
· Cyril Magnin and Market
· 5th Street and Mission
· 5th Street and Howard
· 5th Street and Folsom
The southbound buses will then travel express to Candlestick Park from 5th and Folsom streets. Northbound buses will remain on the regular route.