Bike Racks on Buses

Bike rack on Oakville Transit busAll conventional Oakville Transit buses are equipped with a bike rack. Each bike rack can hold two conventional bicycles. There is no extra fare to use the bike rack.

Bike racks encourage environmentally-friendly, active transportation that combines the love of cycling and the convenience of Oakville Transit service. They are great for commuters who wish to use their bicycles as part of their commute. They also open up opportunities to explore new areas of town or bike on a trail outside of your neighbourhood. Visit the town's cycling routes page for more information about cycling routes and trails in Oakville.

Before you board, please remember:

How to use our bike racks

Using the bikes rack is very easy. Just follow these steps:

Loading a bicycle:

  1. While you are waiting for your bus, remove or secure any loose items on your bicycle such as a water bottle or bike lock.
  2. Squeeze the handle at the top of the bike rack to release the latch then fold down the bike rack.
  3. Lift your bicycle onto the bike rack, fitting the tires into the wheel slots. Each slot is labelled for front and rear wheels.
  4. Pull the support arm out and up over the top of your front tire to secure your bicycle in place.
  5. Board the bus. Keep sight of your bicycle during your trip.

Unloading a bicycle:

  1. Tell the driver you will be unloading your bicycle, then exit from the front door.
  2. Pull the support arm out and down over the tire to release it.
  3. Lift your bicycle out of the bike rack.
  4. Squeeze handle to release the latch and fold up the bike rack to the locked position if no one else is using it.
  5. Carry your bicycle off the roadway to the sidewalk. Signal to the driver that you are clear of the bus.

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