SFMTA Encourages Fans to Take Muni to San Francisco 49ers Football Games
Release date: 8/18/11
*** Press Release ***
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all surface transportation in the City, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), encourages fans to take Muni to this season’sSan Francisco 49ers home games. The 49ers will play ten home games this year at Candlestick Park between Saturday, Aug. 20 and Sunday, Dec. 19. The San Francisco 49ers will host their first home pre-season game on Saturday, against the Oakland Raiders starting at 5 p.m. at Candlestick Park.
Motorists should expect delays on all bridges and freeways leading into San Francisco for at least two hours before the start of the game and for at least two hours after the end of the game. Fans attending the games are encouraged to take public transportation. For more information, go to www.sfmta.com/football.
On game days, Muni offers several ways to get to Candlestick Park from locations throughout San Francisco. There are four Muni Express routes and two Shuttles.
The Muni Express route is Special Event Fare Service
The Candlestick Shuttles are regular fare service, $2 adult per trip and $.75 for youth/senior/disabled per trip.
In order for Clipper customers with a monthly pass to obtain the add-on fare discount, at least $8 in cash value must be loaded to their Clipper cards prior to boarding the special event Muni service.
Customers can load their cards online at www.clippercard.com (please allow at least five days for processing), or at one of the participating Clipper vendors or ticket vending machines in a Muni Metro station. Please go to www.sfmta.com for fare details.
For service to and from the game, T Third customers should transfer at the Gilman/Paul station to the 87 Candlestick Shuttle, which operates directly between the station and Candlestick Park.
On Saturday, August 20, Muni customers may purchase their fare in advance. SFMTA staff will sell Muni fares from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the following locations:
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