- 1 How do you use the bike rack on a TTC bus?
- 2 How do you use the MBTA bus bike rack?
- 3 How do you use the Septa bus bike rack?
- 4 How do you use a Translink bike rack?
- 5 How do you carry groceries on a bike without a rack?
- 6 Can you bring a bike on a subway?
- 7 Are you allowed to bring bikes on trains?
- 8 Are bus bike racks safe?
- 9 Can I take bike on T?
- 10 How do you ride Septa Regional Rail?
- 11 Can you take a folding bike on a bus?
- 12 Do all BC Transit buses have bike racks?
How do you use the bike rack on a TTC bus?
How to load your bike
- Bikes to be loaded onto the rack from the curb side.
- Bikes are not to be locked to the bike rack or bus.
- The bike’s front wheel may be locked to the bike frame before the bus arrives.
- You cannot ride your bike on any roadway within subway stations.
How do you use the MBTA bus bike rack?
Loading the bike rack Squeeze the handle in the center of the rack and pull it down until it’s flat. Front wheel first, put your bike into the rack wheel slot. Use the slot further away from the bus first. Pull out the support arm and raise it over the front tire or rotate the level to secure the tire.
How do you use the Septa bus bike rack?
Loading A Bicycle Squeeze the handle at the top of the rack to release the latch and allow the rack to open. Place your bicycle onto the rack and fit the wheels into the labeled slots. Raise the support arm over the front tire so that the hook rests at the highest point of the front wheel. Enjoy your ride.
Here’s how to load and unload your bike:
- Before the bus arrives, remove loose items such as water bottles, pumps, and panniers.
- Tell the driver you want to load your bike, and then lower the bike rack by pulling on the handle.
- Lift your bike onto the rack.
- Lift the support arm up and over the front tire.
How do you carry groceries on a bike without a rack?
You can buy folding metal baskets that attach to it and that you can put your purse, tote, backpack, or grocery bags in. My strong recommendation is to invest a bit more and purchase some panniers—saddle bags designed to clip to your bike rack.
Can you bring a bike on a subway?
Yes, you can take a bike on the subway.
Are you allowed to bring bikes on trains?
Yes, you can. Although the types of bikes allowed on trains can vary. Fully folding bicycles are allowed on all trains without restrictions or reservations. Reservations are sometimes required for full-size bicycles on certain services, and there are also restrictions on Peak-time travel.
Are bus bike racks safe?
The racks are pretty reliable, and if the arm slips, it needs to be fixed. I’ve got a fork crown mounted headlight, fenders and a relatively skinny tire on 26″ wheels. I have no troubles getting the bike onto a bus rack and mounted securely enough to handle potholed roads.
Can I take bike on T?
Motorized bikes and vehicles are not allowed on the T at any time.
How do you ride Septa Regional Rail?
Regional Rail customers must TAP ON at a platform Validator or turnstile at the start of their trip and TAP OFF at platform Validator or turnstile at the end of their trip. It is important to TAP* RIDE *TAP to ensure that you pay the proper and most discounted fare.
Can you take a folding bike on a bus?
You can take folded cycles anywhere, at any time on all our transport services. For buses, the driver can decide to not let you travel if it’s too busy.
Do all BC Transit buses have bike racks?
Most bikes can be accommodated on BC Transit buses. If you’re considering travelling by bike and transit, please watch the instructional video to understand how to use the bike racks, found in front of all BC Transit buses.