Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: President’s Day, One Billion Rising, Chinatown Street Fair And New Year Parade

President’s Day Muni Schedule and Parking Enforcement
On Monday, President’s Day holiday, Muni will operate on a Saturday schedule.

Parking meters and seven-day daytime street sweeping will be enforced citywide on the holiday. Commuter towaway, residential parking permits and Monday-Friday street sweeping will not be enforced.

Meters on Port of San Francisco property, including The Embarcadero and Fisherman’s Wharf, will be enforced seven days per week, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Hazards are always subject to ticketing and towing.

Street Closure for One Billion Rising Event
On Friday, from 4 to 6 p.m., One Billion Rising Against Violence to Women will take place at City Hall, Polk Street side.

Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place between McAllister and Grove streets will be closed from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

No Muni bus service will be affected.

Chinatown Community Street Fair
The Chinatown Community Street Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday in Chinatown.

The following street closures will be required for the Street Fair from 11 p.m., Friday to 11 p.m., Sunday.
Grant Avenue between California Street and Broadway
Pacific Avenue between Columbus Avenue and Stockton Street
Jackson Street between Stockton and Kearny streets
Washington Street between Stockton and Kearny streets
Intersections: Jackson Street, Washington Street and Pacific Street on Grant Avenue
All alleys in the area bounded by California Street, Stockton Street, Broadway and Kearny Street
There will be heavy traffic in the area. Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time.

The following Muni routes will be affected:

10 Townsend
12 Folsom/Pacific
Chinese New Year Parade

On Saturday at 5:15 p.m., the Chinese New Year Parade will start from 2nd and Market streets. The parade will travel west on Market Street, west on Geary Street, north on Powell Street, east on Post Street and north on Kearny Street to Columbus Avenue.

Staging of the floats will begin at 10 a.m. Staging for the rest of the parade will begin at 3 p.m. The following closures will be required.

10 a.m. to approximately 5:15 p.m.:
West side parking lane and one traffic lane on Main Street between Market and Folsom streets
4 p.m. to approximately 5:15 p.m.:
Eastbound Market Street between 4th and 1st streets
Westbound Market Street between Main and 3rd Street
Cross traffic will be allowed within the staging area until 5 p.m.

From 3:30 p.m. to approximately 11 p.m., Geary Street between Stockton and Powell streets will be closed for camera positioning for TV stations.

Traffic along Market Street between 4th and 2nd streets will be diverted beginning at 4 p.m.:

Westbound to Howard Street
Eastbound to Folsom Street
Mission Street between 1st and 4th streets will be designated for transit only until Market Street re-opens.

After the parade clears an area and the streets have been cleaned, they will be opened to traffic.

The following Muni lines and routes will be affected:

California Cable Car
Powell-Mason Cable Car
Powell-Hyde Cable Car
F Market
1 California
2 Clement
3 Jackson
5 Fulton
6 Parnassus
8X Bayshore
9 San Bruno
10 Townsend
12 Folsom-Pacific
14/14L Mission
21 Hayes
30 Stockton
31 Balboa
38/38L Geary
45 Union/Stockton
71 Haight/Noriega
76X Marin Headlands Express
108 Treasure Island

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