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Bringing Your Bike

Riding your bicycle to Golden Gate Transit is a fun and healthy way to commute. All Golden Gate Transit buses are equipped with exterior three-position bike racks at the front of the bus or underbelly bike racks.

  • Electric bikes (e-bikes) are only allowed on GGT buses that are equipped with front-mounted bike racks. E-bike batteries must remain on the bike and cannot be brought on board the bus. E-bikes cannot weigh more than 55 lbs. GGT cannot guarantee that front-mounted bike racks will be available to transport e-bikes. To find out if a bus with a front-mounted bike rack will serve your stop, please contact Customer Service at 415.455.2000. You can also try pantographapp to determine which bus is serving your route and stop. The information on Pantograph is generally reliable but we can't guarantee it. 
  • Gas-powered bicycles are NOT accepted on Golden Gate Transit buses. 
  • Electric scooters are allowed on Golden Gate Transit buses, but the scooter must be powered off and the handle retracted for easy storage.
  • Bay Wheels/Lyft bikes are not allowed on Golden Gate Transit.

The following are safety tips when bringing your bike on Golden Gate Transit. 

  • Make eye contact with driver when using bike racks.
  • Always wear a helmet when riding your bike.
  • Cyclists share the same rights and are subject to the same responsibilities as other vehicle operators.
  • Ride on designated bike routes where possible.
  • Be visible! Wear highly visible clothing during the day and a reflective vest or clothing at night. Always ride with a light on your bike at night. Be careful to avoid blind spots of buses, trucks and other vehicles.
  • Always stay out of the dangerous "door zone" by riding at least 3 feet from parked cars on the street.

For more bike tips, contact the Marin County Bicycle Coalition at 415-456-3469 or or the San Francisco Bike Coalition at 415-431-2453 or

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