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Bike & Ride Loading... Easy and Safe to use: 1. Approach the bus 3. Place the wheels in Our MetroLink system was speciﬁcally designed to encourage from the curb and the wheel wells. Check indicate to the operator the markings that active living in our community. Whether it be walking, jogging or you will be loading your indicate where the front biking to our MetroLink terminals or stations, we have made the bike. tire should be placed. commute easier and safer for everyone. The ﬁrst bike should be placed nearest to the bus. Our entire MetroLink ﬂeet is equipped with bike racks. Each holding two bicycles, the racks are easy to use and safe for both the cyclist and the passengers. 2. If the rack is closed, simply squeeze the 4. Raise the support arm over the front tire as Only the MetroLink buses currently feature bike racks. Racks are handle up to release the latch then lower the tightly as possible. It should never go over the available on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-serve basis. rack completely. frame or fender of the tire. Using the bike rack is free - only your regular MetroLink fare is Unloading... required. 1. Prior to your 3. Lift your bike from the stop, advise the rack. operator you will be unloading your bike If you need assistance with the bike rack, please wait until and exit from the passengers have boarded the bus and advise the operator. front door. 2. Raise the sup- 4. If the rack is empty, The bike racks will be available year round. port arm and lower fold the rack up until it away from the tire. locks in place. A video demonstration is available for download on our website. For details on MetroLink routes, please refer to our website at www.halifax.ca/metrotransit or contact the HRM call centre at 5. Step away from the bus curb-side and 490-4000. signal to the operator that you are clear. Do’s & Don’ts Your Guide to Using the For your safety, load and unload your bike from the front or curb side of the bus Allow a cyclist to unload their bike before loading yours If the rack is full please wait for the next bus Bike Rack Only non-motorized, two-wheel bikes are allowed on the racks Contact us Metro Transit 200 Ilsley Avenue Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1V1 Telephone: 490-4000 Email: contactHRM@halifax.ca Website: www.halifax.ca/metrotransit
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