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Powell Street
Rapid transit (BART)
Light rail (Muni)
PowellStreetStationOnTheInboudPit.jpg
Powell Street Station
Station statistics
Address 899 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Lines BART
     Pittsburg/Bay Point – SFO

     Dublin/Pleasanton – Millbrae      Richmond – Millbrae      Fremont – Daly City Muni Metro
     J Church      K Ingleside      L Taraval      M Ocean View      N Judah      S Castro Shuttle

     T Third Street
Connections MUNI

     F Market & Wharves Powell/Hyde Cable Car Line
Powell/Mason Cable Car Line
5 Fulton
6 Parnassus
8X Bayshore Express
8AX Bayshore "A" Express
8BX Bayshore "B" Express
9 San Bruno
9L San Bruno Limited
16AX Noriega "A" Express
16BX Noriega "B" Express
21 Hayes
27 Bryant
30 Stockton
31 Balboa
45 Union-Stockton
71 Haight-Noriega
71 Haight-Noriega Limited
90 Owl
L Owl
N Owl

AC Transit
800 All Nighter

Independent Transit Operator
Jitney Bus

Amtrak Thruway Bus Service

Emeryville-San Francisco
Platforms Island (second level - Muni, third level - BART)
Other information
Opened November 3, 1973 (BART)
November 1982 (Muni)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2008) 27,897 exits/day (BART)[1] 6.6%

Powell Street Station is a Muni Metro and Bay Area Rapid Transit station near the intersection of Market Street and Powell Street in downtown San Francisco, California. The station is located along the Market Street Subway and extends underground from Fourth Street to Fifth Street. Hallidie Plaza connects to the station on the north side of Market Street. Like all of the shared BART and Muni stations on the Market Street Subway, the concourse mezzanine is on the first level down, an island platform for the Muni Metro is on the second level down, and the island platform for BART is on the third level down.

The Powell-Mason and Powell-Hyde cable car lines turn around at Powell and Market, above the station. Union Square is three blocks north of the station, and the Westfield San Francisco Centre is on Market at Powell. The Westfield has its own entrance from the Powell Station itself. The old United States Mint building is located one block away at Fifth Street and Mission Street. Also nearby are Yerba Buena Gardens, the Moscone Convention Center, and the Metreon movie theater and entertainment complex. Tourist information is available at the San Francisco Visitor's Bureau located in Hallidie Plaza.

Powell Street is also the hub for San Francisco's Theatre District. The Geary Theatre, home to the American Conservatory Theatre, is three and a half blocks away. Located nextdoor to the Geary Theatre is the historic Curran Theatre, now home to several touring Broadway productions. Nearby Yerba Buena Gardens houses the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. TIX Bay Area, a Ticketmaster booth that also sells half-price tickets to several local theatre companies, is located in Union Square.

Service at this station began on November 3, 1973. [1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Yearly Exits, BART Station Profiles

External links

Coordinates: 37°47′04″N 122°24′29″W / 37.784343°N 122.408015°W / 37.784343; -122.408015

Preceding station   Bay Area Rapid Transit   Following station
toward Richmond
Richmond – Millbrae
toward Millbrae
Dublin/Pleasanton – Millbrae
Pittsburg/Bay Point – SFO
toward Fremont
Fremont – Daly City
toward Daly City
Preceding station   Muni Metro   Following station
One-way operation
K Ingleside
J Church
L Taraval
toward 46th and Wawona
San Francisco Zoo
M Ocean View
toward San Jose and Geneva
(Balboa Park at rush hours)
S Castro Shuttle
N Judah
toward Judah and Great Highway
Ocean Beach
toward Sunnydale
T Third Street
One-way operation
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