Bicycles are one of the best ways to get around in the San Francisco Bay Area. They are cheap, lightweight and very good on the environment. Please, bikes are very good exercise and can help you meet other bikers.
But what if you want to carry or transport your bike on a public transit vehicle like a train or bus? Well, you have got to know the rules regarding bicycles on transit because you don't want to get a ticket because you broke the law by bringing your bike with you during the wrong time or inside the wrong train car.
Do not worry because there are plenty of websites to help you. Just click on one of the websites below and you should be able to get the information you need to help you know when and where you can bring your bike with you while riding a bus or train.
First, there is the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train agency. Check out their "Bikes on BART" website page and you can read for yourself the rules regarding bikes. Make sure to also read this other FAQ page here.
What about Caltrain? Yes, lots of people bring their bikes with them on the Caltrain ride. You can find out more regarding Caltrain's rules pertaining to bikes at this website.
Now what about the San Francisco MUNI buses? Yes, people bring their bikes with them on the buses too. Read all about it here.
Hope you can use this information regarding bringing your bike with you on BART, MUNI or Caltrain. Make sure you know the rules before you go. Happy riding.