511: Elevator Closed for Repairs at Van Ness Metro Station, Beginning April 25, 2016 2 weeks ago More...

SFMTA is renovating the street elevator at Muni Van Ness Metro Station for approximately one month.


511: Better, more frequent service coming April 23 2 weeks ago More...

This April 23 we’re rolling out our fourth round of service improvements in just over a year. City-wide, nearly 20 lines will get more frequent service, eight lines will see expanded service hours, two lines will make new connections to BART, and two new Owl routes are launching!

More Frequent Service

Line

Frequency Change

All Muni Metro

Increasing weekend service, trains arrive every 10 minutes on
Saturday and every 12 minutes on Sunday

1 California

Increasing commute frequency from every 7 minutes to every 6 minutes

2 Clement/3 Jackson

Increasing commute frequency on Sutter Street to every 5 minutes

6 Haight-Parnassus

Increasing late night frequency from service every 30 minutes to every  20 minutes

7 Haight-Noriega

Increasing late night frequency from service every 30 minutes to every  20 minutes

10 Townsend

Increasing all day frequency from service every 20 minutes to every 15 minutes

12 Folsom

Increasing all day frequency from service every 20 minutes to every 15 minutes

28R 19th Ave Rapid

Increasing mid-day frequency from service every 12 minutes to every  10 minutes (now all day 10 minute service)

28 19th Ave

Increasing mid-day frequency from service every 12 minutes to every 10 minutes 

31 Balboa

Increasing PM commute frequency from service every 12 minutes to every  10 minutes

35 Eureka

Increasing commute frequency from service every 30 minutes to every 25 minutes in the morning and every 15 minutes in the evening

37 Corbett

Increasing evening commute frequency from service every 20 minutes to every 15 minutes

47 Van Ness

Increase commute frequency from service every 10 minutes to every 7.5 minutes

25 Treasure Island

Increasing All Nighter frequency from service every 45 minutes to every 30 minutes

New Owl Routes Launching!

Brand new Owl (All Nighter) service is proposed to launch for portions of the 44 O'Shaughnessy and the 48 Quintara-24th Street. Service will run every 30 minutes between the following destinations:

  • 44 Owl from Glen Park BART to the Bayview
  • 48 Owl from Noe Valley to 3rd Street

Please note service will technically begin at 1AM on April 24, 2016.

Learn more about the new Owl service, including opportunities to provide public comment at the MTA Board of Directors meeting on April 19. 

Expanding Service Hours

  • 28R 19th Ave Rapid – Monday through Friday Rapid service from 7AM to 7PM
  • Richmond Expresses – Service extended to 7PM on 1AX, 1BX, 31AX, 31BX
  • 30X Marina-Express—Service extended to 7pm, bigger buses on the line, plus stop consolidation along Chestnut Street to speed up the commute as part of the 30 Stockton Transit Priority Project
  • 57 Parkmerced – Weekday service to begin at 5AM
  • E Embarcadero – New weekday service from 10AM to 7PM

Improving Route Alignments


J-Church


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Inbound

San Jose Avenue and Geneva (Balboa Park Muni Metro/BART) via San Jose (Glen Park BART), 30th, Church, right-of-way from 22nd to 18th, Church, Duboce, Market Street subway to Embarcadero Muni Metro/BART.

Outbound

Via Market Street subway, Duboce, Church, right-of-way from 18th to 22nd, Church, 30th, San Jose Avenue (Glen Park BART) to Geneva (Balboa Park Muni Metro/BART).

Muni Metro station served: Van Ness.

Muni Metro/BART stations served: Balboa Park, Civic Center, Powell, Montgomery, Embarcadero.

There is no Owl service on the J Church route.

Alternative service

J-CHURCH service area Alternate routes inbound Alternate routes outbound
Upper Market
  • F-MARKET & WHARVES inbound
  • 22-FILLMORE eastbound to 16th/Mission, then BART
  • 33-ASHBURY/18TH eastbound (outbound) to 16th/Mission, then BART
  • F-MARKET & WHARVES outbound
  • BART to 16th/Mission, then 22-FILLMORE westbound
  • BART to 16th/Mission, then 33-ASHBURY/18TH westbound (inbound)
Noe Valley/24th Street
  • 48-QUINTARA/24TH eastbound (inbound) to 24th/Mission, then BART
  • BART to 24th/Mission, then 48-QUINTARA/24TH westbound (outbound)
Outer Noe Valley
  • If only J-CHURCH is affected, 24-DIVISADERO to Castro Street Metro Station, then Muni Metro
  • 14-MISSION or 14R-MISSION RAPID
  • If only J-CHURCH is affected, Muni Metro to Castro Street Metro Station, then 24-DIVISADERO
  • 14-MISSION or 14R-MISSION RAPID
Outer Mission
  • 14-MISSION or 14R-MISSION RAPID
  • BART from Balboa Park or Glen Park station
  • 14-MISSION or 14R-MISSION RAPID
  • BART to Balboa Park or Glen Park station

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