That's because Muni wants to protect its historic rides from overzealous fans, vandals and other troublemakers who might get a bit too rowdy after the Niners win — or lose — in Seattle. It also wants to protect joyous celebrants or angry losers from hurting themselves, reports the sfgate.
Talk about a San Francisco mis-treat.
The transit system will use buses on the cable car and some rail lines for at least the latter part of the NFC Championship game and through the night, said Paul Rose, a Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman.
That leaves handling the rowdy crowds up the buses and taxis.