Metro Setting Records For Number of Bikes on Buses

A promiscuous intermingling of green transit modes.
A promiscuous intermingling of green transit modes.

More people than ever before are taking buses and bringing their bikes along in Houston, Metro is reporting.

The transit agency's blog notes that last month there were 10,155 bikes on buses, an 11 percent increase from March 2010, and a 28 percent increase from February 2011.

What were the most popular routes for bikers?

The 82 down Westheimer, which had 554 bikes on it last month, Metro reports, and the 46 Gessner/Crosstown, which had 476.

Metro has had bike racks on buses for four years now.


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