Super Bowl 50 Committee Wants Muni to Remove Overhead Wires

Super Bowl 50 committee would like Muni's overhead wires to be removed during the NFL Super Bowl Festival in San Francisco, which could interrupt service and cost seven figures.

“They’ve definitely been asking to take down the overhead wires on Market Street,” Supervisor Jane Kim told The Examiner.

An anonymous source also told the publication that it could come at a seven figure price tag and an SFMTA spokesman would only say, “The SFMTA is working with the event organizers to ensure a safe and minimally disruptive event.”

According to SFist, the item is set to be discussed at the Citizens' Advisory Council meeting on December 3. It's open to the public, as is the right to email an opinion on the matter to

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee previously made headlines for saying the "homeless must leave the streets" during Super Bowl.

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