Bike to Work Week 2013

Free Rides on Metrolink

May is National Bike Month, and Metrolink wants to make it easy for you to take your bike to work, school, the trails or wherever you go. Every Metrolink car can hold up to three bikes, and special Bike Cars are designed to hold up to eighteen bikes. This makes it very easy for you to grab your bike and go.

Metrolink will offer free rides on Bike to Work day, May 16, 2013, to anyone who brings a bike onboard Metrolink. This offer will be effective on all Metrolink trains in operation May 16, 2013. Riders must accompany their bike for the entire trip. Free ride offer is limited to one person per bike. 

The following Metrolink trains will have one Bike Car per train set:

       

Line

Trains


Burbank-Bob Hope Airport Line

904, 909


San Bernardino Line

303, 307, 311, 319, 327, 335, 387, 302, 310, 318, 320, 322, 324, 328, 386

357, 369, 362, 368


Riverside Line

407, 408


Orange County Line

605, 683, 607, 685, 687, 641, 643, 645, 682, 684, 602, 640, 604, 642, 644

661, 665, 663, 667, 660, 662, 666, 664


Inland Empire-Orange County Line

850, 804, 808, 803, 805, 807, 851

858, 860, 857, 859

Trains highlighted in blue operate only on weekends. For weekend trains, take advantage of the $10 Weekend Pass for unlimited travel all weekend long.


Events in Los Angeles County

For the 19th straight year, Metro will partner with community organizations to celebrate all things bike. Several events are planned throughout the county, including Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 16.


May 13—Fix Your Bike Day
Tune up an old bike or build a new one – learn to do it yourself!

May 14—Blessing of the Bicycles
Take your bike to the 10th Annual Blessing of the Bicycles.

May 15—Guided Ride Day: Bike Lanes and More!
Bicycle lanes are sprouting up everywhere – come take a tour!

May 16—Bike to Work Day
Give bicycling a try and get refreshed at the pit stop nearest you.

May 17-19—Bike Local Weekend
Ride your bike to eat, play, or shop!

For more information about Metro's Bike to Work Week, visit www.metro.net/bikeweek.

Events in Orange County

OCTA is hosting a month-long Instagram photo contest where you can show why you love to ride, your favorite trail, friends or your bike. Enter to win prizes including a Trek commuter bike, cycling bags, and other great gear!

OCTA is also hosting a Bike Rally on May 16, 2013 from the Metrolink Orange Station to the OCTA headquarters. For more information about Orange County activities, visit www.octabikemonth.com.


Bike Trails

Bike trails and paths have been established throughout Southern California to give you easy access throughout the region. Check out the links below for help planning your next excursion.

Los Angeles County Bike Map

Orange County Bike Map

Riverside County Bike Map