Eyes on the Street: Muni’s New 55-16th Street Line Spotted Early

Photo: Kyle Barlow/Flickr

Muni’s new 55-16th Street line was sighted in service on Monday, with buses making runs between the 16th Street BART station and Mission Bay, nearly a week ahead of the official launch date on Saturday. Kyle Barlow sent in these photos of buses making stops at the University of California SF hospital, set to open next week, and said the buses were taking passengers.

It’s not every day you see a new Muni line.

Photo: Kyle Barlow/Flickr
  • Richard Mlynarik

    Hey, another Twitter Bus!

  • Cool! Don’t see it on http://www.nextmuni.com just yet, though.

    Also, makes sense it is in operation- although the hospital official opening is 2/1, I walked through yesterday and saw at least a “soft launch” in observance. The 4th/Minnesota connector has a stretch that’s bike/ped only, BTW.

  • Bruce

    I use the 83X sometimes and I don’t work at Twitter.

  • Can’t wait for the sidewalks around the new hospital complex to be returned to use. Regular people have been working in the building for most of the month yet I still can’t walk down 3rd St next to their open building. Return the Gift!

  • L_Mariachi

    Yes you can. The 3rd Street sidewalk has been open for about a week now.

  • Really? I’ve been riding 3rd SB semi-frequently and had noticed some of the north section was cleared earlier in the week, but you still couldn’t walk all the way to Mariposa.

    Hope so!

    Next the bikeway will open for non-PhotoOp-riders without security chasing you across the lot. 🙂

  • Dark Soul

    Probaly wont get as many ridership between the served streets even when it opens and have problem turning back to Mission and 16th Street along with 22-Fillmore getting stuck on another block for many minutes .

  • rando

    twitter isn’t even at 16th and mission…


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