FINAL UPDATE: IB/OB Market St. buses cleared and resuming regular service. Expect residual delays. (More: 20 in last 48 hours)

Walk for Life: Saturday, January 20, 2024

Temporary, reroutes begin as early as 9 a.m. and last until 4:30 p.m.

Event Summary

The Walk for Life will take place on Saturday, January 20, along Market Street. Participants will begin gathering at Civic Center Plaza at 10 a.m. for a rally before they march down Market Street toward The Embarcadero starting at 1:30 p.m. Counter protests are planned which will increase the footprint of closed streets and Muni reroutes compared to previous years. Muni will reroute buses that serve or cross Market Street starting as early as 9 a.m. Read below for more information on which routes will be impacted, when they will be impacted and where to board during the reroutes.

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Street Closures

The following streets will be closed to regular traffic from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

  • Market Street between 9th and Steuart will be closed to all traffic along the march route
  • McAllister between Grove and Larkin
  • Polk between McAllister and Grove
  • Larkin between McAllister and Hayes
  • Grove between Polk and Market

Getting to Civic Center

The easiest way to get to Civic Center Plaza is via the Market Street Subway. For those travelling within the city, board any Muni light rail vehicle and exit at Civic Center Station. For those travelling into the city via BART, board any Yellow, Red, Green or Blue line train and exit at Civic Center Station.

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Downtown Transfers

The table below lists transfer opportunities from the Market Street Subway to rerouted Muni services.

Transfer Opportunities to Reroutes by Station
Station Route, Direction and Stop Location
Van Ness
Powell
Embarcadero

Note: Some service is rerouted to Mission Street, which is a short walk from all Market Street Subway stations.

Muni Service Changes

Some routes will switchback--changing from inbound to outbound--before they reach Market Street. Some routes will operate on Mission Street instead. Most routes that cross Market Street may experience delays of up to 10 minutes. Reroutes start at different times, but all service will return to normal once Market Street is clear.

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Summary of Muni Impacts by Route
Route & Direction Duration Reroute Details Missed Stops Alternate Stop Locations

F Market & Wharves
Bus Substitution
Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf

11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

From Market & 11th via 11th, Mission, The Embarcadero to regular route

Note: All F Market & Wharves Line service will be provided by bus for the entire day, but the reroutes will only be in effect for the times listed in the previous column

F Market & Wharves
Bus Substitution

Outbound to The Castro
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

From The Embarcadero & Don Chee Way via Don Chee Way, Steuart, Mission, 11th, Market to regular route

Note: All F Market & Wharves Line service will be provided by bus for the entire day, but the reroutes will only be in effect for the times listed in the previous column

1 California
Inbound to Downtown
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Normal route to Clay St & Drumm St, with terminal being relocated to existing outbound stop on Sacramento & Davis
  • No missed stops
  • N/A
1 California
Outbound to The Richmond
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Normal outbound route
  • No missed stops

Note: Passengers boarding at Clay St & Drumm St for outbound/westbound travel should expect to wait on board buses at Sacramento & Davis temporary terminal during operator relief time. Operators should inform passengers of how long they will be holding at the temporary terminal before departing for their outbound trip.

2 Sutter
Inbound to Downtown
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Post & Kearny via Kearny, Bush, Sansome, Sutter to temporary terminal at existing outbound stop at Sutter St & Sansome St
  • N/A

Note: For continued travel toward The Embarcadero, transfer to the Market Street Subway via Montgomery Station and board any Eastbound train

2 Sutter
Outbound to The Richmond
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular route from temporary terminal at Sutter & Sansome
5 Fulton
Inbound to Downtown
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From McAllister & Van Ness via Van Ness BRT (red lanes), Mission, Beale to Salesforce Transit Center terminal
5 Fulton
Outbound to The Richmond
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Salesforce Transit Center via Fremont, Mission, 9th, Hayes, Franklin, McAllister to regular route
6 Haight/Parnassus
Inbound to Downtown
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Market & South Van Ness via South Van Ness, Mission, Beale to temporary terminal at Salesforce Transit Center Bay C
6 Haight/Parnassus
Outbound to The Inner Sunset
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From temporary terminal at Salesforce Transit Center Bay C via Fremont, Mission, 9th, Market to regular route

7 Haight/Noriega
Inbound to Downtown

11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Market & South Van Ness via Market, 11th, Mission, Beale to regular route
7 Haight/Noriega
Outbound to Ocean Beach
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Fremont & Mission via Mission, 9th, Market to regular route
8 Bayshore
Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. From 3rd & Mission via Mission, The Embarcadero, Broadway, Battery, Sacramento, Kearny to regular route
8 Bayshore
Outbound to City College
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. From Stockton & Clay via Clay, Sansome, Broadway, The Embarcadero, Mission, 4th to regular route
9 San Bruno
Inbound to Downtown
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From 11th & Mission via Mission, Beale to temporary terminal at Salesforce Transit Center Bay D
9 San Bruno
Outbound to Visitacion Valley
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Salesforce Transit Center Bay D via Fremont, Mission, 11th to regular route
12 Folsom/Pacific
Inbound to Nob Hill
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. From Main & Mission via Mission, The Embarcadero, Broadway, Battery, Sacramento to regular route
12 Folsom/Pacific
Outbound to The Mission
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. From Clay & Drumm via Drumm, Washington, The Embarcadero, Mission, Spear to regular route
14 Mission
Inbound to Downtown
12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

From Mission & Beale via Beale, Howard, Main to temporary terminal between Howard and Mission

  • N/A
14 Mission
Outbound to Daly City
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. From temporary terminal via Main, Mission to regular route
14R Mission Rapid
Inbound to Downtown
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. From Mission & Beale via Beale, Folsom, Main to temporary terminal between Folsom and Howard
  • N/A
14R Mission Rapid
Outbound to Daly City BART
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. From temporary terminal via Main, Mission to regular route
15 Bayview Hunters Point Express
Inbound to Downtown
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From 3rd & Mission via Mission, 4th to temporary terminal on 4th & Mission
15 Bayview Hunters Point Express
Outbound to Bayview and Hunters Point
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular route from temporary terminal on 4th & Mission
19 Polk
Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From 7th & Mission via Mission, South Van Ness, Eddy, Larkin to regular route
19 Polk
Outbound to Hunters Point
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Hyde & Turk via Turk, Van Ness, South Van Ness, Mission, 8th to regular route
21 Hayes
Inbound to Civic Center
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Switchback will begin at Grove & Van Ness via Van Ness, Hayes to regular outbound route
  • N/A
21 Hayes
Outbound to The Inner Richmond
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular route from Hayes & Van Ness
27 Bryant
Inbound to Russian Hill
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

From 7th & Mission via Mission, Van Ness, Eddy, Leavenworth to regular route

27 Bryant
Outbound to The Mission
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From Jones & Turk via Turk, Van Ness, South Van Ness, Mission, 8th to regular route
30 Stockton
Inbound to Caltrain
12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Switchback will begin at Stockton & Sutter via Stockton, Post, Kearny, Sutter, Stockton to regular outbound route.

Note: For southbound travel to Market Street, SoMa or to Caltrain, take a southbound 30 Stockton to Stockton St & Washington St, then transfer to a southbound T Third St. at Chinatown - Rose Pak Station.

    30 Stockton
    Outbound to The Presidio
    12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Regular route from Sutter St & Kearny St

    Note: For northbound travel to or across Market St. from Caltrain, board a northbound T Third St. train at 4th St & King St, ride to (and exit at) Chinatown - Rose Pak Station, then transfer to a northbound 30 Stockton at Stockton St & Washington St.

    31 Balboa
    Inbound to Civic Center
    11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Switchback will begin at Eddy & Mason via Mason, Turk to regular outbound route
    • N/A

    Note: The inbound stop nearest to Market Street is Eddy St & Mason St

    Note: There will be no inbound terminal; buses will immediately begin their outbound trips after completing their switchbacks

    31 Balboa
    Outbound to The Richmond
    11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular route from Turk St & Mason St
    38 Geary
    Inbound to Downtown
    12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Switchback will begin at O'Farrell & Grant via Grant to temporary terminal on Grant between O'Farrell and Geary
    • N/A

    Note: The stop nearest to Market Street is O'Farrell St & Grant Ave.

      38 Geary
      Outbound to The Richmond
      12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Regular outbound route from temporary terminal
      38R Geary Rapid
      Inbound to Downtown
      12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Switchback will begin at O'Farrell & Grant via Grant to temporary terminal on Grant between O'Farrell and Geary
      • N/A

      Note: The stop nearest to Market Street is O'Farrell St & Grant Ave.

      38R Geary Rapid
      Outbound to The Richmond
      12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Regular outbound route from temporary terminal
      45 Union/Stockton
      Inbound to Caltrain
      12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Switchback will begin at Stockton & Sutter via Stockton, Post, Kearny, Sutter, Stockton to regular outbound route.

      Note: For southbound travel to Market Street, SoMa or to Caltrain, take a southbound 30 Stockton to Stockton St & Washington St, then transfer to a southbound T Third St. at Chinatown - Rose Pak Station.

      45 Union/Stockton
      Outbound to The Marina
      12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Regular route from Sutter St & Kearny St

      Note: For northbound travel to or across Market St. from Caltrain, board a northbound T Third St. train at 4th St & King St, ride to (and exit at) Chinatown - Rose Pak Station, then transfer to a northbound 30 Stockton at Stockton St & Washington St.

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