Muni fares can ba paid with cash, clipper cards, or with munimobile app. Each route has both a number and a name, which are displayed at the front of the buses. On weekends, n judah bus service runs from 5am until the start of rail service. It is the busiest line in the muni metro system, serving an average of 41,439 weekday passengers in 20. If you book your ticket online, you will receive an email receipt with your.
Decide which san francisco muni pass you would like to purchase. Get realtime information on both the san francisco transit systems you rely on in one app. Muni now free to some riders san francisco public press. The n judah is a muni metro light rail line in san francisco, california, so named as it runs along judah street for much of its length, named after railroad engineer theodore judah. I also had the streetwise san francisco laminated map. The best way to see san francisco for those who don.
By doing so, i can legitimately reminisce about st. The muni, san franciscos bus and streetcar system, can be quite crowded and sometimes irregular, too. San francisco transit history comes back to life at this annual, weekendlong blast from the past dating back to the 19th century. Historic photos capture evolution of the sf muni bus sfgate.
But foggy san francisco weather proved too much for this arrangement, and the endsection windows of no. If you are considering renting a car in san francisco, think again. The citys compact size, many oneway streets, and difficult or. The a adult fast pass offers unlimited rides on all muni vehicles and can also be used to ride bart within san francisco. Sf 5thgraders ride muni to prepare for independent travel. Dec 27, 2012 san francisco muni marks centennial with free rides on friday. Aug, 2014 best muni routes for seeing san francisco. Muni visitor passport san francisco forum tripadvisor. It links downtown san francisco to the cole valley and sunset neighborhoods. Please check with agencies websites on alternative schedules, warnings, or notices in response to the crisis. San francisco s network of fuelefficient muni buses, light rail metro trains, historic streetcars and iconic cable cars covers all corners of the city. It will be good on all transit run by the sf municipal railway affectionately known as muni.
The 10, 20, and 40ticket books will be discontinued although ticket books in. San francisco municipal transportation agency sf muni none agency data last updated on 0514. Adamjwang sunset 10 points 11 points 12 points 1 year ago i miss the old muni transfers before the new ones came out. With multiple ways of paying, buying your muni bus, rail or cable car tickets is easy. The san francisco municipal transportation agency approved the program in january in part to help lowerincome residents cope with san franciscos high and rising cost of living. Every day, people board muni more than 725,000 times to get them where they need to go. San francisco has the largest trolley coach fleet of any transit agency in the u. Customers with a youth, senior or rtc clipper card can purchase a discounted monthly pass. Muni, bart and ac transit at your fingertips, and now with trip planner. San franciscos network of fuelefficient muni buses, light rail metro trains, historic streetcars and iconic cable cars covers all corners of the city. Minutes after climbing aboard muni metros ltaraval, a herd of 10yearold san francisco schoolchildren peered into the darkness, searching for an abandoned subway stop known as a ghost. Muni can take visitors to all the popular attractions from fishermans wharf to the golden gate bridge to the alcatraz ferry to union square and many other. Realtime data on all san francisco muni routes realtime data on san francisco bart lines realtime data on ac transit routes trip planner to find your route.
The bus lines largely follow the rail line, but use surface streets to parallel sections where the rail line has dedicated rightsofway. Mar 26, 2018 if you watch to the end youll get an audiocomparison of new muni train vs existing train. A 3 day muni pass will indeed get you to all the places you mention and then some. Enjoy a weekend of free rides along the waterfront on rare streetcars and buses as old as 1896. With muni, youre just a ride away from everywhere in san francisco. You can buy senior, youth, disabled and adult fast passes each month. Caltrain also offers an extensive array of commutetime shuttles. A 10ride 45day ticket is good for 10 discounted oneway trips, valid for a 45 day. This includes buses diesel, electric and trolley, the historic f line trolley, cable cars and. Starting this week, children, seniors and people with disabilities from low to moderateincome households can ride san franciscos muni buses and light rail for free. Learn more about the 2819th avenue sf muni route and view realtime data.
Affordable, safe, convenient and environmentally friendly, choose muni for your commutes and adventures. The video below shows what market street was like in 1912, just prior to the muni s. I worked at san francisco municipal transportation agency fulltime for more than a year pros important and engaging work room to grow and learn awesome team great healthcare and retirement benefits potential to have big impact on project and the city of san francisco the agency has made huge strides forward in terms of culture and. San francisco chronicle writers to ride every muni line in a day, reprising larry baers 1980 feat monday, april 30 april 20, 2018 updated. San franciscans and commuters could use the ticket books because. San francisco muni marks centennial with free rides on friday. We also offer preloaded clipper cards and sf muni tokens on board trains, and. In september 2014, san francisco bay ferry adopted a 5 year fare program designed. San francisco chronicle writers to ride every muni line in a. Below is a list of caltrain stations and connecting bus and rail routes, either at the station or within walking distance.
San francisco muni marks centennial with free rides on. They also operate better on hills, require less maintenance and live longer than motor buses. When you pay your bus fare a transfer slip is provided which is good for 90 minutes. Travel planner bart stations bart routes fare calculator. San francisco sightseeing passes are designed to save you money even when visiting just 2 attractions.
Riders caught without a valid ticket or transfer can be cited. San franciscos public transit system is known as muni. The entire muni bus and rail network uses proof of payment fare system. You can take the cable car, ride thru chinatown on a bus and fishermans wharf and the embarcadero on the f line trolley. San francisco transit officials are weighing whether to raise muni fares. Muni runs both modern and antique tramlines, like the fmarket line pictured here. Best muni routes for seeing san francisco get lost. San francisco chronicle writers to ride every muni line in. On january 10, 1998, muni opened the muni metro extension to 4th and kingcaltrain. San franciscans mostly walk, bike, ride muni or rideshare instead of taking a. Review the complete list of bay area transit agencies.
Providing eligible lowtomoderateincome san francisco residents free access to muni. Created by travel professionals for visitors and locals alike, sightseeing passes have already helped over 1 million customers. If you watch to the end youll get an audiocomparison of new muni train vs existing train. Apr 20, 2018 san francisco chronicle writers to ride every muni line in a day, reprising larry baers 1980 feat monday, april 30 april 20, 2018 updated. Muni finds almost 10% of riders are fare cheats sfgate. During muni heritage weekend, visitors will be able to ride and view historic streetcars, cable cars and buses that are rarely seen on city streets. Some buses like 38lgeary make only limited stops along routes. Historic san francisco muni street car by alex brooks. A single breda car weighs 80,000 pounds, 450 of that in the doors alone, which isnt doing any favor for san franciscos already troubled streets. The citys compact size, many oneway streets, and difficult or expensive parking makes driving more of a hassle than its worth.
Remember that proof of payment is required for all riders so keep it on hand your entire trip to avoid citations and fines. San franciscos trolley coaches as well as its streetcars and the cable motors for the cable cars are almost entirely pollutionfree, according to muni. You cant prebuy paper tickets for muni rides but as you say, you can use the. Whether you drive or bart i think the muni pass is a good idea if you plan to ride a cable car.
San francisco municipal transportation agency sf muni none agency data last updated on 051419. Getting around in san francisco, usa lonely planet. Passengers with a valid ticket or pass can board any door cash customers need to board at the front door to obtain a transfer. Jan, 2020 decide which san francisco muni pass you would like to purchase.
Not all schedules have been updated to reflect any changes for corvid19. This streetcar is painted to honor market street railway company, munis private competitor from 1921 to 1944 and the namesake of our nonprofit organization. San franciscans mostly walk, bike, ride muni or rideshare instead of taking a car or. San francisco sightseeing pass san francisco attraction. Dec 17, 2017 minutes after climbing aboard muni metros ltaraval, a herd of 10yearold san francisco schoolchildren peered into the darkness, searching for an abandoned subway stop known as a ghost. Need to connect from a caltrain station to your final destination. While the paint schemes gracing munis pcc streetcar fleet almost exclusively represent liveries that actually appeared on similar streetcars in cities around north america, this design is a tribute to what might have been, rather. San francisco s trolley coaches as well as its streetcars and the cable motors for the cable cars are almost entirely pollutionfree, according to muni. Muni initially distributed 8,000 applications to police. Welcome to the subreddit for the gorgeous city by the bay. In ridership terms, muni is the seventh largest transit system in the united states, with 210,848,310 rides in 2006 and the second largest in california behind. Muni, the latest addition to arcadias premium format images of rail series, is an excellent value for fans of urban transportation, railfans, and those who simply like looking at wellreproduced photographs of downtown san francisco throughout the 20th century. Best of all, this line features the very cool old, historic street cars from the 1940s.1338 1088 845 76 1480 943 355 729 469 650 988 1209 784 87 318 654 845 974 1306 1116 1110 1376 1451 835 6 1322 1429 618 483 1371 1283 1475 313 1126 696 608 1262 459 1428 1363 1483 172 84 381 1046 668 841 892