Market Street In San Francisco Is Now Car Free

San Francisco's popular Market Street is officially a car-free zone. SFMTA says they will be enforcing the rules right away. Those caught driving on Market face a $238 dollar fine along with a point on your driving record.

Private cars, including Uber and Lyft, won't be allowed to travel eastbound towards the Ferry Building from 10th Street to Main Street, and westbound between Steuart Street and Van Ness Avenue. The new restrictions, however, do not apply to emergency vehicles, delivery trucks, buses or taxis.

According to the SFMTA about 500,000 people walk Market Street everyday, and 650 bicyclists ride it each hour.

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