Bike&Ride Pilot Expands to Queens and the Bronx on Q50 and Bx23 Buses
Following the successful launch of the Bike&Ride program on the S53 and S93 Staten Island bus routes, the program is expanding to Queens and the Bronx. You can see even more of New York by bike. Beginning July1st, you’ll see bike racks on the on the Q50 and Bx23 bus routes. Just follow these steps and you’ll be on your way to cycling fun and great exercise!View our instructional video explaining how to Bike&Ride
How to Load/Unload your Bike
Important to know
Cyclists assume all responsibility for any damage and/or injury that occurs as a result of their bicycle being placed onto a bus bike rack. This includes injury to the cyclist, other customers, or damages to any bicycles, the bus, or other vehicles. A sudden stop or any other accident experienced by the bus does not remove responsibility from the bicycle owner for damages or injuries to other customers or themselves.
There is no age restriction for using the bicycle racks, but the rider must be able to load/unload their bicycle competently, securely, safely, and without assistance from the bus operator. Bus operators are not permitted to assist. Any child/youth or adult that is unable to safely operate the bicycle racks may be restricted from using the bicycle rack.
During an emergency evacuation of a bus, bicycles must be left in the bicycle rack unless the retrieval of bicycles is directed by the bus operator, a supervisor, or a Police or Fire official.
Only non-collapsible, conventional bicycles that are no longer than 80 inches, no higher than 48 inches, and no wider than 22 inches are permitted. Mopeds, tricycles, unicycles, motor-powered bicycles and motorcycles are prohibited.Click here for more information on how MTA and your bike can get to your destination safely and comfortably.
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