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Release date: October 23, 2012
*** Press Release ***
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all surface transportation in the City including the Municipal Railway (Muni), encourages baseball fans to take BART, Caltrain, ferries, taxis, walk or bike to the 2012 World Series games at AT&T Park, Wednesday, Oct. 24 and Thursday, Oct. 25. The games will start at 5:07 p.m., with pre-game activities beginning at 1:30 p.m.
The following Muni service is available to and from all home games:
Baseball fans transferring from BART may purchase pre-paid fare (round trip) at the Embarcadero Station. Round-trip tickets will also be available at the Embarcadero Station. Sales at this location will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m. One way (single trip) transfers can be purchased at the 2nd and King streets AT&T Park ticket windows beginning at 3 p.m. and continuing until one hour after the game.
The SFMTA will schedule eight additional Metro “baseball shuttles” to supplement the existing N Judah and T Third service to the ballpark. The additional service will begin three hours prior to the game and continue until approximately 20 minutes after the start of the game.
For more information on transit service to AT&T Park, please visit www.sfmta.com; www.511.org; or http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/sf/ballpark/directions/index.jsp.
There are three taxi stands available near AT&T Park for home games:
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition operates a secure free bike parking facility at AT&T Park. Bicycle parking is located on the south side of the ballpark, along PortWalk, and opens two hours before every game and closes 30 minutes after each game. For more information, please visit www.sfbike.org/giants.
Parking at Pier 30 will be available for the World Series. The cost is $40. The parking charge in Lot A will be $45.
For each home game during the World Series, the following street closures will be required from the top of the seventh inning until the post-game traffic is clear:
More than 25 SFMTA Parking Control Officers (PCOs) will also contribute to the ease of getting to and from the game. Prior to each game, these PCOs will be deployed to key locations around the ballpark to facilitate pedestrians, transit vehicles and other traffic.
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