The CTA coordinates planning efforts to link transit to complementary travel modes such as bicycling, car sharing and walking. We make every effort to provide additional travel options for customers that extend the reach and flexibility of our bus and rail service.
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CTA's Bike & Ride program was established to improve bicycle access to bus routes and rail stations. We continue to pursue bike-friendly initiatives to help reduce vehicle emissions and promote healthy transportation habits.
Each CTA bus can accommodate up to two bicycles on front-mounted bicycle racks during all operating hours. A demonstration bus-mounted bicycle rack is available outside of CTA headquarters at 567 W. Lake Street.
Bicycles are permitted on CTA trains every weekday (except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and in cases of extreme crowding).