Donate to Market Street Railway

“Without us, it would be a bus!” That’s what many supporters of historic transit have told us. Our tireless advocacy helped bring historic streetcars back to San Francisco and continues to support improvements and expansions of streetcar service, and the world-famous cable cars too! Learn more about what we do.

Market Street Railway gets no government funding at all. We depend on people and organizations who think what we do is important to the vitality of San Francisco and to historic preservation.

If you would like to become a Market Street Railway Member, with the benefits involved, click here.

If you would prefer to support our cause by donating, go to the box below. and choose whether you’d prefer making a monthly donation or a one-time donation. Monthly donations can be as little as $5 (equal to the cash fare of just two streetcar rides!) or as much as you like. One-time donations can be in any amount from $5 upwards.

When you’ve filled in the information and clicked the yellow “Donate” button, you will be taken to a secure checkout page, where you can confirm the amount of your donation and provide your payment information. You can choose to pay either through PayPal or your credit card.

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All donations are tax-deductible, as provided by IRS section 501(c)(3).
All donations directly support our programs and initiatives.