Encourage Metra to increase the number of bicycles that can be stored on their trains.

Strategy 4.2.5 Details

Chapter 4Transit: Bicycling and public transportation are each alternatives to the private automobile. For many people, however, neither form of transportation can compete with the automobile's travel range, flexibility, and speed. But when bicycling and public transit trips are combined, they can be as convenient as car trips, and are often quicker and more relaxing, without the automobile's environmental impacts. This chapter identifies five objectives designed to improve bicyclists' access to transit.
Objective 2Encourage Metra to improve bicycle access to their stations and trains.

Strategy 5

Encourage Metra to increase the number of bicycles that can be stored on their trains.

Test wall-mounted racks and other bicycle retention devices. Investigate replacing fixed seats with folding seats and installing passenger handholds. If successful, expand initiative.

Peformance MeasureEncourage Metra to test 3-5 methods for bicycle storage in their trains by 2009.
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