Calendar of Event & Traffic Alerts (ETA)


Published on August 11, 2019

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The “transit first” philosophy, shared by UCSF, Chase Center, and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), encourages the use of public transportation. However, on the busiest days, we still expect traffic congestion and provide a calendar to help UCSF commuters plan.

To see what’s happening at a glance, the calendar displays red or yellow to show expected traffic impact, most of which will occur on weekday evenings. Adjustments to the calendar ratings will be made by UCSF Transportation Services based on experience after Chase Center opens.

Red Days
Red indicates a weekday Chase Center concert or event that is expected to draw more than 10,000 attendees. Red also indicates two weekday events with similar start times, one at Chase Center and one at Oracle Park, for example.

Yellow Days
On yellow days, expect traffic delays at Mission Bay due to Chase Center events with fewer than 10,000 attendees on a weekday. All weekend events are yellow, even events larger than 10,000 attendees, since these events do not coincide with weekday commute times.

ETA Calendar August
ETA Calendar September

Subscribe to the ETA calendar by following the instructions below (strongly preferred). Or, download a PDF of the ETA Calendar here. Event start and end times are included on the PDF and the ETA site calendar listings. Our calendar is provisional and more events will be added in October and November soon. Check back often for updates, or subscribe to the ETA Calendar to get updates on your Outlook calendar.

Subscribe to the ETA Calendar
To subscribe (or sync) the ETA calendar, please follow these steps:

1. Sign in to your UCSF account on Outlook.com, using a web browser.
2. On the bottom left, click on the calendar icon
3. In the navigation pane on the left, click on “Import calendar”
4. Under the same navigation pane, select “From web”
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5. Copy and paste webcal://calendar.ucsf.edu/group/eta_-_event_traffic_alerts_calendar/calendar/ics under “Link to the calendar”
6. Type the name you want to use for the calendar under “Calendar name”
7. Click “Import” to complete the subscription process
8. The desktop Outlook app should synchronize upon refreshing

Depending on your Outlook settings, this process may take up to an hour to complete. Please be sure to give yourself enough time to complete the download.

For more information, visit: eta.ucsf.edu