New York: Bikes Aboard MTA Trains and Buses

נשלח 4 במאי 2011, 8:15 על ידי Sustainability Org

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Check this page regularly for information and regular updates about how MTA and your bike can get to your destination safely and comfortably.


Bikes Aboard MTA Trains and Buses

NYC Transit Subway
Bicycles are permitted on Subway trains at all times. However, we strongly recommend that cyclists avoid boarding crowded rush hour trains. Be courteous to your fellow passengers by standing with your bike, moving it so others can pass, and not blocking doors. Read all about Subway bike safety and courtesy.

NYC Transit Bus, MTA Bus and Long Island Bus
Folding bicycles are permitted aboard local and limited buses at all times. Please fold your bike before boarding and don’t block the aisle or doors. Folding bikes are not allowed on express buses. All other bicycles are prohibited.

Long Island Rail Road

  • Bicycles are allowed aboard LIRR trains at most times outside of rush hours and major holidays. See the Long Island Rail Road bike pages for details.
  • A $5 lifetime LIRR Bicycle Permit is required. Permits may be purchased at ticket booths, onboard trains, and by mail.
  • On weekdays, a maximum of four bicycles per train is allowed. On weekends, a maximum of eight bicycles per train is allowed. Special weekend “bicycle trains” can accommodate more than eight bicycles; these trains are indicated on the published timetables.
  • Folding bicycles are allowed onboard trains at all times and do not require a permit. Please fold your bike before boarding and don’t block the aisle or doors.
  • Bicycle event group organizers must contact LIRR Group Travel at 718-558-7498.

Metro-North Railroad

  • Bicycles are allowed aboard MNR trains at most times outside of rush hours and major holidays. See the Metro-North Railroad bike pages for details.
  • A $5 lifetime MNR Bicycle Permit is required. Permits may be purchased at ticket booths, onboard trains, and by mail.
  • On weekdays, a maximum of four bicycles per train is allowed. On weekends, a maximum of eight bicycles per train is allowed. Special weekend “bicycle trains” can accommodate more than eight bicycles; these trains are indicated on the published timetables.
  • Folding bicycles are allowed onboard trains at all times and do not require a permit. Please fold your bike before boarding and don’t block the aisle or doors.
  • Cyclists traveling together in groups of ten or more must contact Metro-North at 212-499-4398.

Staten Island Railway

  • Bicycles are allowed aboard SIR trains at all times except:
    • 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM, Weekdays, on St. George-bound trains
    • 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Weekdays, on Tottenville-bound trains
  • Folding bicycles are allowed onboard trains at all times.  Please fold your bike before boarding and don’t block the aisle or doors.
  • Be courteous to your fellow passengers by standing with your bike, moving it so others can pass.

Bike Parking at MTA Stations

Subway
Bicycle racks provided by the New York City Department of Transportation are available near many Subway entrances. Bicycles chained to Subway entrance railings will be removed and delivered to the Lost Property Unit (212-712-4500), so please lock up your bike appropriately.

Long Island Rail Road

Metro-North Railroad


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