Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Events, Closures, Schedules
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
There were many Bay Area observances of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. There were also a number of community service projects planned. For a listing of those, visit mlkday.gov.
“Sustaining the Dream” at Yerba Buena Gardens, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Events include a march at 11 a.m. that starts at Fourth and Townsend streets, free entrance to the Museum of the African Diaspora and the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and the performance “King in Five Vignettes” at 12:15 p.m. at Novellus Theater. For more information, visit http://www.norcalmlk.org/2011.
The Dream Lives On: Multicultural Peace Celebration & Rally, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts will give the keynote address and Mayor Jean Quan will also speak at the ILWU union hall, 99 Hegenberger Road. Admission is free. For more information call (510) 798-5535.
Holiday Closures & Schedules
Government offices closed
Federal, State courts and offices – closed
City and county offices – closed
Banks, savings institutions – closed
Post Offices – closed, no mail delivery
Stores – mostly open
Public transit –
BART — Saturday schedule for BART; no parking fees. Regular weekday, non-school schedule for Muni.
Golden Gate Transit – Regular service for buses, holiday schedule for ferries.
SamTrans – Regular weekday service.
CalTrain – Regular weekday service.
AC Transit – Sunday Schedule
San Francisco parking — Regular meter enforcement. Commuter tow-away zones, residential parking and weekday street sweeping not enforced.