Category: Bike & Ride

Bike On Bus – examples from the USA

Valley Metro – front loaded bikes on a bus

Valley Metro provides public transportation alternatives for the Greater Phoenix Metro Area in the USA. All Valley Metro buses are equipped with bike racks on the front of the bus. You can ride your bike to the nearest bus stop or Park-and-Ride location with racks being available are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. So if the bike rack is full, you will need to wait for the next bus.

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Metro Transit – Bike-n-Ride by Bus and Train

Metro Transit in the Minneapolis area USA offer a bike-n-ride service on both buses and trains.

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Front-loaded bikes on a bus
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bike into a rack on a commuter train

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London’s self-service, bike-sharing scheme

London’s self-service, bike-sharing scheme, forms part of Transport for London’s integrated public transportation network.

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They are officially now known as Santander Cycles as they are sponsored by the Santander Bank. But, they are more commonly known as “Boris Bikes” after the Major of London – Boris Johnson – after Boris Johnson, who was the Mayor of London when the scheme was launched.

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What is Bike & Go?

Bike & Go is a bike hire scheme that lets you quickly and easily complete your train journey by bike.

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Here’s how it works:

  1. Register your credit or debit card details here and pay the annual subscription fee
  2. Receive your Bike & Go card in the post
  3. Check availability at your chosen station
  4. Hand in your Bike & Go card at the station’s ticket office to collect the key to your bike
  5. The rental fee will automatically be charged at the end of every month
  6. Unlock the bike from the station and get pedalling!
  7. Remember to use both locks when leaving your bike unattended
  8. Return the bike to the station, lock it and return the key to ticket office

Bike & Go is operated by Merseyrail, Northern Rail, and Abellio Greater Anglia. covering a large part of the UK.

 

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