Bike and Transit

Bikes are a great way to get to and from a transit stop. Integrating bicycling with public transit can greatly expand your travel range.

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Reasons to Bike with Metro

Bikes are a great way to get to and from a transit stop. Integrating bicycling with public transit can greatly expand your travel range.

Bikes on Metro Buses

Bikes can be brought onto Metro buses and trains at all times, if space is available.  All Metro buses have at least two bike racks on the front and all G Line (Orange) buses have three. 

Rules for Bikes on Metro Buses:

1. Arrive at the stop a few minutes early and wait on the sidewalk.
2. Remove all loose items not attached to your bike (i.e. bags on handle bars, helmets, lights, etc.) and take them with you onto the bus.
3. Locking your bike to the bus rack is not allowed. For extra security, you can lock your wheel to the frame before the bus arrives.
4. You are responsible for loading and unloading your bicycle. Wait until bus is fully stopped before loading your bike. Always approach the bus from the sidewalk.
5. Sit or stand near the front of the bus to watch your bicycle during your trip.
6. Just before your stop, tell the bus operator that you will be getting your bike from the rack and exit through the front door.
7. Never try to retrieve something that rolls under the bus.

Notes: Motorized bicycles or any bicycle over 55 pounds cannot be accommodated on Metro bus bike racks. Folding bikes with 20 inch or smaller wheels can be taken on board. Make sure your bike is folded and stored under a rear seat so as not to block aisles and doorways. Motorized folding bikes are not allowed.

Bikes on Metro Rail

All Metro trains have designated open area to accommodate bicycles. If the bike racks on buses or the trains are full, please wait for the next one. Metro trains have designated open area to accommodate bicycles, look for yellow symbol.

Rules for Bikes on Metro Rail

1. Follow ADA-accessible routes to find elevators and wider, wheelchair-accessible gates, to safely bring your bike in and out of stations.
2. Always walk your bike through stations and on train platforms.
3. Enter at doors marked with the yellow sign on the right
4. Avoid parking your bicycle behind operator’s cabin lead car.
5. Always keep doors and aisles clear, and be courteous to other passengers.
6. Give priority to wheelchair passengers in designated areas.
7. Always stand with your bike in the designated open area while on board the train.
8. Use elevators or stairs to enter and exit the station. Bikes are not allowed on escalators.
9. Folding bikes are encouraged and allowed on board. Make sure it is properly folded.

Notes: Electric bicycles are allowed if they are the size of a regular bike and are subject to safety inspection by security personnel. Fuel powered, 3-wheeled, tandem, recumbent and over 6-foot long bicycles, as well as all mopeds and trailers, are not allowed. Failure to obey these rules may result in a citation; ref. PC 640 (b) (9) (A).

If your bike is accidentally left on the bus or train, please visit our Lost & Found online system to report your lost bike. You can also visit the Metro Lost & Found. They are located at 3571 Pasadena Ave and open between Monday – Saturday from 9am – 5pm.

Bike Parking

When you use your bicycle for transportation you need to keep it safe at your destination so that it’s there when you want to ride back. 

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Bike Classes & Events

Metro sponsors classes at varying skill levels to get you comfortable with your bike and riding in an urban environment.

How to attend:

These classes are FREE, interactive, and take place all across the county.

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Contact Us


Email: bikeinfo@metro.net

Telephone:

Metro LEP information graphic including phone numbers (323-466-3876, ext 2) in various languages.

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