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Muni Service Changes: Saturday, August 19, 2023

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Muni Service Changes Summary

Read below for details on upcoming Muni service changes including route restorations, route extensions, service frequency changes and more that will take effect beginning with the start of service on Saturday, August 19, 2023.

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New Route: 28R 19th Avenue Rapid

Starting Monday, August 21, Muni will relaunch the 28R 19th Avenue Rapid to provide additional, faster service on the 19th Avenue and Park Presidio corridor. The 28R will follow the majority of the 28 19th Avenue route between Daly City BART and Park Presidio Boulevard/California Street, with the 28R utilizing California Street at Seventh Avenue as its northern terminal. This service will be in effect on weekdays only from 7am to 7pm.

28R 19th Ave. Rapid Stop Locations
Direction Hours of Operation Stop Locations
Inbound
toward California & 6th Ave.
Weekdays
7am to 7pm
Outbound
toward Daly City BART
Weekdays
7am to 7pm

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Route Extension: 31 Balboa

Effective Monday, August 21, the 31 Balboa will be extended to Townsend Street at Fourth Street (Caltrain) on weekdays only.

31 Balboa Route Extension
Direction Route Extension Details New Stop Locations
Inbound
toward Caltrain
Regular route to Cyril Magnin St. & Market (existing terminal), continuing via 5th St., Townsend to new terminal on 4th St.
Outbound
toward The Richmond
From new terminal at 4th St. & Townsend via Townsend, 3rd St., Harrison, 5th St., Market, Turk to regular route.

Service Map

Map showing the route extension to the 31 Balboa effective Monday, August 21, 2023

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Stop Removals

6 Haight/Parnassus & 43 Masonic

Effective Saturday, August 19, the inbound 6 Haight/Parnassus & 43 Masonic stop on Parnassus Ave & Hillway Ave will be removed due to long-term construction on the UCSF Parnassus facility.

6 Haight/Parnassus & 43 Masonic Stop Removal
Stop Removed Alternate Stop Location(s)
Parnassus Ave & Hillway Ave

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18 46th Avenue & 23 Monterey

Effective Saturday, August 19, the inbound and outbound stops on Sloat Boulevard at 43rd Avenue for the 18 46th Avenue and 23 Monterey routes will be discontinued. This change is a part of the Sloat Quickbuild Project that will add boarding islands, among other benefits, to transit riders, pedestrians and cyclists along the corridor.

18 46th Ave. & 23 Monterey Stop Removal
Route & Direction Stop Removed Alternate Stop Location(s)

18 46th Avenue
toward The Outer Richmond

&

23 Monterey
toward SF Zoo

18 46th Avenue
toward Stonestown

&

23 Monterey
toward The Bayview

Service Map

Map showing location of stop removal for the 19 & 23 routes, effective Sat., Aug. 19, 2023

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28 19th Avenue, 30 Stockton & 91 3rd St./19th Ave. Owl

Effective Saturday, August 19, the eastbound stop for the 28 19th Avenue, 30 Stockton and 91 3rd St./19th Ave. Owl routes on North Point Street at Larkin Street will be discontinued to accommodate long-term construction.

28 18th Ave., 30 Stockton, 91 Owl Stop Removal
Route & Direction Stop Removed Alternate Stop Location(s)

28 19th Ave.
toward Fisherman's Wharf

&

30 Stockton
toward Caltrain

&

91 3rd St./19th Ave. Owl
toward West Portal

28 19th Ave. & 91 Owl:

30 Stockton:

Service Map

Map showing location of stop removed at North Point & Larkin, effective August 19, 2023

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29 Sunset

Effective Saturday, August 19, 21 stops on the western portion of the 29 Sunset Route will be permanently discontinued as part of the 29 Sunset Improvement Project. These stop removals will help to improve travel time and reliability of the 29 Sunset.

29 Sunset Stop Removals
Direction Stop Removed Alternate Stop Location(s)
Inbound
toward The Presidio
Outbound
toward The Bayview

Service Map

Map showing multiple stop removals for the 29 Sunset, effective Augus 19, 2023

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Terminal Change: 19 Polk

Effective Saturday, August 19, the layover location for the 19 Polk at its outbound terminal will be moved from Galvez Ave & Robinson Ave to Donahue St & Innes Ave in response to operator feedback.

Service Map

Map showing terminal stop location change for the 19 Polk, effective Saturday, August 19, 2023

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Stop Relocations & Evening Terminal Changes: 29 Sunset

Effective Saturday, August 19, the outbound stop on 25th Avenue & California Street will be relocated to the south side of California Street as part of the 29 Sunset Improvement Project. The northside stop location, however, will be retained to serve as a layover location for 29 Sunset bus operators after 10pm, when the terminal will change from Bowley St & Lincoln Blvd to 25th Ave. & California St. in response to operator feedback.

Service Maps

29 Sunset northern terminal prior to 10pm                                                                                                            29 Sunset northern terminal after 10pm

Map showing existing 29 northern terminal prior to 10pm                                       Map showing 29 northern terminal after 10pm 

Detail map of 29 Sunset northern terminal & first outbound stop location after 10pm

Detailed map of 29 Sunset northern terminal & first outbound stop location after 10pm, effective August 19, 2023

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Evening Terminal Change: 30 Stockton

Effective Saturday, August 19, service to Crissy Field via the 30 Stockton will end at 8 p.m. After 8 p.m., the 30 Stockton will continue to terminate on Divisadero at Chestnut. Riders who need to get to the Presidio after 8 p.m. may transfer to the 43 Masonic at Laguna St & Chestnut St until the end of service at midnight. 

Note: The 43 Masonic stop at the Presidio Transit Center is the closest stop to the 30 Stockton daytime terminal at the Sports Basement Parking Lot.

30 Stockton Terminal Change
Direction Time Missed Stops Alternate Stop Locations
Inbound
toward Caltrain
Prior to 8 p.m.
Outbound
toward The Presidio
After 8 p.m.

Service Map

Map showing the terminal for the 30 Stockton after 8 p.m., effective Sat., August 19, 2023

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Stop Change: 43 Masonic

Effective Saturday, August 19, the outbound stop at Frida Kahlo Way & Judson Avein front of Archbishop Riordan High School, will be relocated to the south side of Lee Avenue (CCSF parking lot entrance) to reduce potential conflicts between passenger loading at the school and bus operations.

Stop Relocation Visual

Photo showing locations of relocated 43 Masonic stop, effective Saturday, August 19, 2023

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Terminal, Route & Stop Changes: 48 Quintara/24th Street & 48 Owl

Effective Saturday, August 19, the current 48 Quintara/24th Street route realignment pilot will become permanent, 24 hours day/7 days a week. The changes include route realignment through the Dogpatch, new stops in the area, and a new inbound terminal location. This change is in response to community opposition of the 48 Route operating on Tennessee Street.

Direction Discontinued Stop Location Added Stop Location
Inbound
toward Potrero Hill
Outbound
toward Ocean Beach

Service Map

Map showing eastern terminal, route and stop changes for the 48 Quintara/24th St., effective August 19, 2023

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Construction Reroute: 25 Treasure Island

Effective Saturday, August 19, the 25 Treasure Island reroute using a new off-ramp and on-ramp from the Bay Bridge to Treasure Island will be made permanent. To better provide predictability for residents of Treasure Island, the outbound "terminal" (point at which the buses change from outbound to inbound) will be on Clipper Cove Way at Treasure Island Road.

Service Map

Map showing 25 Treasure Island route onto/off of the island via new ramps

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