In an effort to curb a $129 million budget deficit, MUNI will implement significant transit route and schedule changes affecting over half of Muniâ€™s existing bus routes and one rail line. The service changes include discontinued routes or route segments, modified routes, changes to service hours and more.
Changes to the following Richmond District lines will take effect on Saturday, December 5:
Segments eliminated/service hours reduced: Segments of the 1 California south of Sacramento Street on Davis, Beale, Howard, Main and Drumm streets will be eliminated. The last bus to Downtown will depart at 12:20 a.m. and the last bus from Downtown will depart at 1 a.m. Nearby Muni Service: Muniâ€™s 30X Marina Express and 41 Union provide nearby service during peak periods. Map
1AX California â€˜Aâ€™ Express
Express zone modified: The 1AX nonstop express zone will begin at 8th Avenue instead of Park Presidio Boulevard. The 1AX will make additional local stops at 8th, 10th and 12th avenues.
1BX California â€˜Bâ€™ Express
Express zone modified: The 1BX will begin at 6th Avenue instead of 12th Avenue. Stops previously served at 8th, 10th and 12th avenues will be served by the 1AX.
Segment eliminated: A segment of the 2 Clement will be eliminated between 33rd and 14th avenues. The 2 Clement will now continue to the Ferry Plaza daily including Saturdays and Sundays. Nearby Muni Service: Muniâ€™s 1 California, 38 Geary and 38L Geary Limited provide nearby service between 14th and 33rd avenues. Map
Frequency increased/evening service extended: Frequency on the 5 Fulton will increase during peak periods. Evening service on the 5 Fulton will be extended from Jones/McAllister streets to the Transbay Terminal. Owl service will begin earlier, at 12:45 a.m. and the Owl terminal will remain at Market and McAllister streets. Map
18 46th Avenue
Segments eliminated/route modified/service hours reduced: The 18 46th Avenue will be rerouted along Cabrillo Street, 45th Avenue, Balboa Street and 33rd Avenue. Segments will be eliminated along Geary Boulevard and Point Lobos Avenue. The last bus will depart Stonestown at midnight and will depart Legion of Honor at 12:20 a.m. Nearby Muni Service: Muniâ€™s 31 Balboa, 38 Geary and 38L Geary Limited provide nearby service. Map
28 19th Avenue, 28L 19th Ave Limited – No changes.
Frequency and service hours reduced: Frequency on the 31 Balboa will decrease during peak periods to every 12 minutes. The last bus to Downtown will depart at 11:55 p.m. and the last bus from Downtown will depart at 12:40 a.m.
31AX Balboa â€˜Aâ€™ Express, 31BX Balboa â€˜Bâ€™ Express – No changes.
Service hours reduced: The last bus from 24th Street and Potrero Avenue will depart at 12:30 a.m. and the last bus from the Richmond District will depart at midnight.
38 Geary, 38 Geary Owl
Segments eliminated: Segments of the 38 Geary and 38 Geary Owl will be eliminated along the Ocean Beach branch on Balboa Street, 45th Avenue and Cabrillo Street. The 38 Geary Owl will provide service to 48th and Point Lobos avenues. Nearby Muni Service: Muniâ€™s rerouted 18 46th Avenue provides nearby service to Geary Boulevard, 31 Balboa provides nearby service to Downtown and 5 Fulton Owl provides nearby service to Downtown during the Owl period. Map
38L Geary Limited
Frequency increased/ service hours expanded: The 38L Geary Limited will have more service during peak periods, and service hours will be expanded to operate to Downtown until 7:50 p.m. and from Downtown until 8:55 p.m.
38AX Geary â€˜Aâ€™ Express, 38BX Geary â€˜Bâ€™ Express – No changes.
View the complete list of MUNI service changes, scheduled to begin December 5.
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