How to Use an On-Board Bike Rack
AC Transit produced this helpful video on how to use bike racks on buses – WestCAT buses with front racks work the same way:
On the Lynx, racks in the luggage bays underneath the bus allow riders to bring their bikes to and from San Francisco:
(Note: Video for Lynx-style rack has no sound)
Secure Bike Parking at Stations
Bike Link offers secure bike parking for $0.03-$0.09 per hour – a steal when compared to car parking rates! Each locker holds one bike securely, and is designed for longer-term parking. These lockers are currently offered at the Hercules Transit Center, El Cerrito del Norte BART Station, and many other locations around the Bay Area. Find out how to get a Bike Link card on their site.
Places to Bike
Need maps of local access points for the Bay Trail? Point Wilson to Carquinez Bridge connects with Route 11 and the C3 and JR/JL routes. Point San Pablo Peninsula in Richmond to Point Pinole also connects with the route JR/JL.
Still Learning to Ride?
Local advocacy group Bike East Bay offers free cycling classes to those interested in learning to safely ride their bikes and take bikes on transit. Check out their Urban Cycling 101 class, offered in cities around the East Bay. Those who take both days of the class receive a free set of bike lights.
Where Do You Bring Your Bike?
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