Holiday Muni Schedule
On Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, Muni will operate on a Sunday schedule.
On Thursday, December 26 and Friday, December 27, Muni will operate on a normal weekday schedule with reduced service on selected rush hour express routes in response to lower passenger demand. Timetables will be posted at www.sfmta.com detailing schedules for impacted lines.
1AX California ‘A’ Express – Service approximately every 20 minutes
1BX California ‘B’ Express – Service approximately every 20 minutes
16X Noriega Express – Service approximately every 20 minutes
30X Marina Express – Service approximately every 15 minutes
31AX Balboa ‘A’ Express – Service approximately every 20 minutes
31BX Balboa ‘B’ Express – Service approximately every 20 minutes
38AX Geary ‘A’ Express – Service approximately every 20 minutes
38BX Geary ‘B’ Express – Service approximately every 20 minutes
41 Union – Service approximately every 20 minutes (afternoon ONLY, no change in the morning)
NX N Judah Express – Service approximately every 15 minutes
81X Caltrain Express – Please use the N Judah, T Third Street, 30 Stockton, 45 Union/Stockton, or 10 Townsend
82X Levi Plaza Express – Please use the N Judah, T Third Street, or 10 Townsend
83X Mid Market Express – Please use the 47 Van Ness
88 BART Shuttle – Please use the 14 Mission or 14L Mission Limited and transfer to the 29 Sunset, 43 Masonic, 54 Felton, 8X Bayshore Express or 8BX Bayshore ‘B’ Express for service to Balboa Park BART
Holiday Parking Enforcement
On both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, parking meters, seven-day daytime street sweeping, commuter towaway, residential parking permits and Monday-Friday street sweeping will not be enforced citywide.
On both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, meters on Port of San Francisco property, including The Embarcadero and Fisherman’s Wharf, will not be enforced.
Hazards are always subject to ticketing and towing.
At 6 p.m., Friday, December 27, the Critical Mass bicycle ride will begin at Justin Herman Plaza.
There will be heavy traffic in the area. Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time.
On Friday, December 27, the Washington Huskies will face the BYU Cougars in the Fight Hunger college football bowl game at AT&T Park.
Fans attending the game are encouraged to take public transportation. 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.
Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance at the following locations during the time specified:
Embarcadero Metro Station 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
AT&T Park 7:30 p.m. to 30 minutes after conclusion of the game
(approximately 9:45 p.m.)
For more information, please visit AT&T Park Service or www.sfbowl.org.
Ride Muni Free New Year’s Eve
For the 14th consecutive year, the SFMTA will offer free rides on New Year’s Eve from 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31 through 5 a.m. on Wednesday, January 1.
Fireworks on New Year’s Eve
At midnight, Tuesday, December 31, there will be a city-sponsored fireworks show from a barge off of The Embarcadero, south of the Ferry Building.
Motorists should anticipate delays in the area from approximately 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. on New Year’s Day. No closures or re-routes are planned. SFPD officers and SFMTA staff will monitor for any necessary re-routes. For details, please visit www.sfmta.com.
Reminder: Central Subway Construction During Holiday Season
Central Subway construction is paused on Stockton Street in Union Square and will recommence in January 2014. All Union Square businesses remain open. Stockton Street has been paved and reopened to traffic. One lane of Ellis Street between Stockton Street and the Ellis-O’Farrell Garage will remain closed during the holidays due to work related to the Central Subway tunnels.
In North Beach, utility construction work is stopped at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Union Street. The contractor has restored the pavement on Columbus Avenue. All lanes of traffic are open. Construction is planned to resume in January 2014.