FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2013 Contact: Paul Rose 415.601.1637, cell paul.rose@sfmta.

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**PRESS RELEASE** SFMTA to Provide Special Muni Express Service for Bay to Breakers Race
San Francisco—The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees the Municipal Railway (Muni), will provide special pre- and post-race Express service on several Muni rail lines and bus routes for the annual Bay to Breakers Race on Sunday, May 19. For additional event details, please visit www.baytobreakers.com. For street closure information, please visit http://www.baytobreakers.com/uploads/pdf/street-closures-2013.pdf. Most Express service will require a Muni special event fare. Muni Special Fares for Bay to Breakers Express Service:  $12 for adults (age 18-64)  $10 for seniors, (ages 65 and older) people with disabilities and youths (ages five to 17)  $8 for all persons with a valid Muni pass, Passport or pass equivalent  Children under five are free.  Cash fares paid on Muni pre-race Express vehicles will receive a transfer valid until 5 p.m., not an event sticker. Fare paid with Clipper Card will receive a 90-minute transfer.  Fares paid with Clipper Cards will receive the regular 90-minute transfer  For senior customers, people with disabilities and youths without a monthly pass, a valid ID with transfer must be presented when boarding on vehicle.  In order for Clipper customers with a monthly pass to obtain the addon fare discount, at least $8 in cash value must be loaded to their Clipper cards prior to boarding the special event Muni service.  Special pre-race Muni service fare media may be purchased from 5 to 8 a.m. at the following locations: o On the pre-race express vehicles o West Portal, Castro and Van Ness Muni Metro stations Tickets for the post-race express service will be sold at 47th Avenue and Fulton Street. more – more – more

Edwin M. Lee, Mayor Tom Nolan, Chairman Cheryl Brinkman, Vice-Chairman Leona Bridges, Director Malcolm Heinicke, Director Jerry Lee, Director Joél Ramos, Director Cristina Rubke, Director Edward D. Reiskin Director of Transportation

One South Van Ness Avenue Seventh Floor San Francisco, CA 94103 Tele: 415.701.4500 www.sfmta.com

All express service will require a special event fare unless otherwise noted. Pre-Race Express Service, 4:45 to 6:30 a.m. The 5 Fulton Express Bus will depart from Fulton Street and 47th Avenue, making local stops to Fulton Street at Masonic Avenue, then travel express to 1st and Mission streets. The 1AX Express Bus will provide regular route service departing from 33rd Avenue and Geary Boulevard to 1st and Mission streets. Regular fares apply. The 1BX Express Bus will provide regular route service departing from Cornwall Street and 6th Avenue to 1st and Mission streets. Regular fares apply. The 31AX Express Bus will provide regular route service departing from Cabrillo and La Playa streets to 1st and Mission streets. Regular fares apply. The 31BX Express Bus will provide regular route service departing from Balboa Street and 12th Avenue to 1st and Mission streets. Regular fares apply. The 38AX Express Bus will provide regular route service departing from 48th and Pt. Lobos avenues to 1st and Mission streets. Regular fares apply. The 38BX Express Bus will provide regular route service departing from Geary Boulevard and 25th Avenue to 1st and Mission streets. Regular fares apply. The N Judah Express Bus will depart from Judah and La Playa, making local stops to Carl and Cole streets, then travel express to 1st and Mission streets. The N Judah Muni Metro streetcar will run from Judah Street and 19th Avenue to Van Ness Station and express to Embarcadero Station. Muni Metro service will run from West Portal to Embarcadero Station, stopping at Forest Hill, Castro, Church and Van Ness stations. Civic Center, Powell and Montgomery stations will not be served by any Muni Metro special service; they will open at 8 a.m. as usual. Post-Race Service, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to the local Muni routes that serve Golden Gate Park, post-race Express Muni service will be located on both the north and south sides of Golden Gate Park. All post-race express service will end at 2 p.m. more – more – more

Downtown Express – Express buses will pick up passengers along Fulton Street at 47th Avenue. These buses will travel express to Sansome and Bush streets downtown. This service will be the fastest Muni service to downtown. 5 Fulton Express – Express buses from Fulton Street at 47th Avenue will operate to 8th and Market streets. N Judah Express Bus – Express service on the south side of Golden Gate Park will operate from Judah and La Playa to 1st and Mission streets. Proof-of-payment is in effect on all Muni service. Muni Service Details  Significant service disruptions to Muni bus routes and rail lines are anticipated because the race route closures include Howard Street, 9th Street, Hayes Street, Fell Street and John F. Kennedy Drive for approximately four hours. This effectively cuts the City in half. Affected Muni lines: F, N, 2, 5, 6, 8x, 9, 10, 12, 14, 14L, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, 38, 43, 44, 45, 47, 49, 71, 108; Sunday morning bus service on K, L, M, N and T lines. Affected city areas: Downtown, Civic Center, Hayes Valley, Panhandle, Golden Gate Park Pre-race service hours: 4:45 to 6:30 a.m., post-race hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Special event fare is in effect for pre- and post-race Bay to Breakers Express service. Pre-race bus service will be provided from 47th Avenue and Fulton Street and Judah and La Playa streets to 1st and Mission streets. Pre-race Muni Metro service will be provided from West Portal, Castro, Church and Van Ness stations to Embarcadero Station. Pre-race N-Judah service will be provided from Judah Street and 19 th Avenue. Post-race express bus service will be provided from 47th Avenue and Fulton Street. These buses will travel express to Sansome and Bush streets. Intermediate customer stops will be made upon request at Masonic Street and Turk Street, Fillmore Street, and Van Ness Avenue. Post-race 5 Fulton Express bus service will be provided from 47th Avenue and Fulton Street. These buses will travel express to 8th and Market streets. Intermediate customer stops will be made upon request at Turk and Central streets, Golden Gate Avenue and Fillmore Street, and Golden Gate Avenue and Van Ness Avenue. Post-race N Judah express bus service will be provided from Judah and La Playa to 1st and Mission streets. Intermediate customer stops will be made upon request at Irving Street and Arguello Boulevard, Haight Street and Masonic Avenue, Bush and Fillmore streets, Bush Street and Van Ness Avenue, Bush and Battery streets. more – more – more

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More than 25 Muni routes and lines will be affected Streets will be re-opened once the runners have passed and the streets have been cleaned. The Special Events Muni fare sticker can be purchased during online registration, on the paper registration form, at the Zazzle Greater Body Expo or on-site on event day. This fare is valid on all Express and local service until 5 p.m. Please note that this fare is not valid on cable cars. Large crowds are expected. Participants and spectators should plan for additional return travel time.

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For more information on Muni service, please call the San Francisco Customer Service Center at 311 or visit www.sfmta.com. For additional information on Muni's Accessible Services Program, please call (415) 701-4485 or TTY (415) 701-4730. 311 Free language assistance / 免費語言協助 / Ayuda gratuita con el idioma / Бесплатная помощь переводчиков / Trợ giúp Thông dịch Miễn phí / Assistance linguistique gratuit / 無料の言語支援 / 무료 언어 지원 / Libreng tulong para sa wikang Tagalog / คว“ ว “งภ“ษ“ ’ ค

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