Metro prepares for 'Bike to Work'

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010; 3:41 PM

When I posted an entry on Bike to Work Day, it provided an exchange in the comments that highlighted the tensions between bikers and drivers over shared space. This one probably will highlight the tensions between bikers and transit riders. Metro's plan Metro is encouraging cyclists to ride their bikes and take Metrobus or Metrorail during this Friday's Bike to Work Day. The transit authority notes that all its buses are now bike-friendly. Cyclists who ride to a Metrobus stop and take the bus to work can put their bikes on the front-mounted racks. (I've always thought that if I could handle that mechanism, I could pilot the space shuttle. But cyclists tell me its quite easy. Here's Metro's step by step guide.) At Metrorail stations, cyclists can lock their bikes at first come-first served racks, unless they already have lockers. See details on Metro's bike parking page. What's the


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