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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) advises San Francisco residents and visitors of the following event-related traffic and transit impacts this weekend, Friday, May 24 through Thursday, May 30. Event participants and fun seekers should check with www.sfmta.com or call 311 to find out which of the 80 Muni lines will get them where they want to go.
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Memorial Holiday Muni Service and Parking Enforcement
On Monday, Memorial Day holiday, Muni service will operate on Sunday schedule.
Parking meters and seven day street sweeping will be enforced citywide on the holiday. Commuter tow away, residential parking permits and Monday-Friday daytime street sweeping will not be enforced.
Meters on Port of San Francisco property, including The Embarcadero and Fisherman’s Wharf, are enforced seven days per week throughout the year, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Hazards are always subject to ticketing and towing.
The annual Carnaval Festival will span two days, Saturday and Sunday, on Harrison Street from 16th Street to 23rd Street. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
For more event details, please visit www.carnavalsanfrancisco.org.
The following closures will begin at 7 p.m., Friday and continue through 2 a.m., Monday:
On Sunday the Carnaval Parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. The staging area for the parade will be on Bryant Street between 18th and Cesar Chavez streets. Assembly for the parade will begin at 5 a.m. and the parade will finish by 4 p.m.
The parade will proceed west on 24th Street from Harrison Street, north on Mission Street and east on 17th Street to the dispersal area along 17th Street, South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street.
Cross traffic along Bryant Street where parade staging is will be allowed until 9 a.m.
Streets will be opened to traffic after the parade passes.
No public parking will be available for this event. Event and parade participants are encouraged to take public transportation.
The following Muni routes will be affected:
Athletic Association Event
On Saturday, the San Francisco Gaelic Athletic Association event will take place at the San Francisco Gaelic Fields on Treasure Island.
Avenue “H” between 11th and 13th streets will be closed from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The 108 Treasure Island Muni route will be affected during the closure.
Baseball Game Traffic Reroutes
The San Francisco Giants will play five home games at AT&T Park from Friday through Sunday and next Wednesday and Thursday:
Three home games against Colorado Rockies:
Two home games against Oakland Athletics:
The SFMTA advises motorists of the increased congestion in San Francisco and advises commuters to use transit and avoid using the Bay Bridge on these dates.
As a reminder to fans, in order to reduce congestion on city streets after all events at AT&T Park, the SFMTA will close the northbound portion of the 4th Street (Peter R. Maloney) Bridge to all traffic except streetcars, buses, taxis and bicycles during the post-game period. Giants fans parked south of Mission Creek Channel who are heading north of the channel are encouraged to exit to the south along 3rd or 4th streets in order to avoid congestion on King and 3rd streets after AT&T Park events. A map showing alternate post-game routes from AT&T parking lots is available on the Giants’ website.
For details about transit service to AT&T Park, including connections from Bay Area transit systems to Muni can be found at www.sfmta.com. Regional transit information for BART, Caltrain and the ferries as well as traffic is available at www.511.org.
REMINDER: Overnight Closure for Construction
Overnight closure of northbound Highway 1 (Park Presidio Boulevard/Veterans Boulevard) at Lake Street for the Presidio Parkway construction has been taken place each night. This night closure is expected to last for three weeks with the following hours:
Mondays through Thursdays From midnight to 4 a.m.
Fridays through Saturdays From 1 to 4 a.m.
During the closure, Muni routes 28 19th Avenue and 91 Owl will be affected.
For more information, please visit www.presidioparkway.org.
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