Bike Racks on Buses
All 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:
- Customers are responsible for loading, securing and unloading their bicycles. All customers use the bike racks at their own risk and Oakville Transit assumes no liability for lost or damaged bicycles.
- For your safety, make sure the bus has come to a complete stop before stepping in front of the bus. Load and unload your bicycle from the curb side of the bus.
- Bike racks are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. In the event that a bike rack is full or inoperable and at the driver’s sole discretion, a bicycle may be transported onboard the bus. The comfort or safety of other customers must not be compromised and the bicycle cannot block the aisle.
- Only two-wheeled conventional bicycles, with wheels at least 41 cm (16 inches) in diameter are allowed on bike racks. If your bicycle does not fit on the rack, you must find alternative ways to travel.
- A driver may refuse access to cyclist due to unsafe conditions or if your bicycle has any items on it that could block the driver’s vision.
- Bicycles are not to be locked or chained to the bike rack or bus.