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