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@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Peter, I know a thing or two about this, so get ready for the
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Begin on the early morning bay ferry at daybreak. Get yourself something nice to eat before you board the historic E train in front of the Ferry Building and count the times the streetcar operator rings the bell and blares the horn while you ride to Jefferson St.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Muni smiles on you today, delivering you a perfectly timed transfer to the 39 Coit, as the stubby bus swiftly carries you to Coit Tower, with the sun still rising over the glittering bay, and the first fantastic views of the city. 3/many
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Descend Telegraph Hill via the Filbert Street Steps and walk through the supernaturally clean and tidy Levi’s Plaza and Sea Wall Park, and catch another right-on-time F Market streetcar.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni There are many glorious F trains, but today you are blessed with no. 1006, in the classic green and cream wings livery. This is the best way to travel along Market Street, at a minimum the most stylish trip possible way to arrive in the Castro.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Cross Castro and climb aboard the 35 Eureka, be sure to sit on the left and keep an open eye to the east for another several helpings of eye-popping views from Eureka and Diamond Street.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni The 35 heads down Billy Goat Hill into Glen Park, and brace yourself as it bottoms out and adds a gouge in the roadway at Miguel and Chenery.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Your next ride will be the 36 Teresita, but you will want to eat lunch and acquire some snacks, because the 36 will certainly deliver another helping of wonderful views, but you, intrepid Muni rider, will seize the opportunity to take some urban hikes as part of the next leg. 8/m
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni The Teresita has a spur on Myra that will leave you at a trailhead on Mt. Davidson. You will step off the bus and off concrete entirely to enter the forested trails of Mt. Davidson.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Head first to Vista Point for the vista, and then west, exiting Mt Davidson on Juanita Way, with spectacular views of the Pacific appearing between the trunks and canopy of the forested mountain.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Now you are walking through Sherwood Forest, and every storybook house will charm you as you wander along Lansdale until you come to Bengal Alley, down a wonderful hidden stair to Miraloma Drive, where the 43 Masonic is just about carry you north.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Ride through Forest Hill and the Inner Sunset, Cole Valley and into Haight Ashbury. Get off at Clayton and Masonic, and get yourself some quality bookstore time inside the Booksmith.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni After you’ve spent just a little too much on books, you are back on the bus, this time on the 37 Corbett, “a bus route probably designed by copying the slime trial of a delirious snail loose on a scale model of Twin Peaks.”…
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni You will ride from the Haight, to Buena Vista Park (which, yes, lives up to the name) back past Castro and Market and then up winding roads with still more amazing views to Twin Peaks.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Your stop is 74 Crestline Drive, and another hike, this time you’ll traverse both summits for completeness sake, and then keep hiking, walk down Twin Peaks Blvd, to Racoon Drive, to Crown Terrace, to the Pemberton Place Steps, which you will descend to Clayton Street.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni All the views you encounter are breathtaking, and so was the rather lengthy and steep hike you just completed. Rest your weary legs and catch your breath again on the 33 Ashbury, but don’t get to comfortable, you’ll get back off soon at Arguello and Fulton.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Now you are walking through Golden Gate Park in the late afternoon, past the Conservatory of Flowers and the De Young Museum. Exit the park through the Rose Garden onto Park Presidio, where a 28 19th Ave bus is ready to take you to the Golden Gate Welcome Center.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni You came for the views, so go get them, even if a sharp wind is blowing, you won’t regret crossing the Golden Gate Bridge as the sun sets. Re-board the 28 and ride to Van Ness and Lombard.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni Sure, by now it’s dark and you're tired, the city has been cramming beauty through your eyeballs all day and maybe you are ready to just get home quickly. There are options for that, but you came for the best muni itinerary, and you aren’t giving up on a Cable Car ride!
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni So gird yourself and look up. That’s Lombard, and at the top is the crooked section. Climb like a brown bear is behind you. You have come to the top of Russian Hill which rewards your tenacity with the glittering city lights of North Beach and the Downtown high rises.
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni It’s time board your Powell-Hyde cable car and ride down through the heart of Chinatown to the Market Street turn-around is the finish line and the finish line of the Viewtiful Munithon!
@peterhartlaub @sfmta_muni I guess that's a Top Ten for #BestWorstMuni, but if #TotalMuni taught me anything, it's that there's always more, and you won't regret going out and getting it.

(should I do a worst itinerary too?)
22/that wasn't as bad as I thought)
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