All of our buses are now equipped with bike racks!

As of May 1st, all of our buses are equipped with bike racks. Easy to use and free of charge, they will help you to save time and cover longer distances by combining bus, train and metro with your bike when going to work or just for fun.

Period of use

The period of use has been established by a law that restricts the use of bike racks one hour before sunrise and an hour after the sun has set.

May 1 to August 17 from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00p.m.

August 18 to September 18 from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

September 19 to October 31: from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Terms of use

Remove all accessories from your bike including baskets, water bottles, bags, baby seats or any other items.

  • There is a limit of two bicycles per rack
  • For safety reasons, drivers are not allowed to leave their seat to help you use the bike rack.
  • You must be 14 years of age or older or be accompanied by an adult to use the bike racks.
  • Only two-wheeled non-motorized bikes are allowed (children's bicycles, tandems, unicycles and e-bikes are not allowed).
  • No bicycles may be transported on the buses with the exception of folding bikes.
  • You may not lock your bike to the bike rack when they are being transported

STL personnel may refuse access to users who do not respect the terms of use for the bike racks or when safety is a concern.

The STL is not responsible for damages that may occur from the use of the bike racks including breakage or theft.

Operating mode

Before the bus arrives

Remove all accessories from your bike including baskets, water bottles, bags, baby seats or any other items.

When the bus arrives

Indicate to the driver that you would like to use the bike rack.

If the bike rack is in the upright position, pull the handle upward and lower the rack. Place the bike in the wheel slots and secure the bike using the locking arms to keep your bike in place (read the stickers).

 

Put the first bicycle closest to the bus.

 

Do not put the locking arm on mudguards, only the wheels. Place the arms as high on the wheel as possible.

Proper positioning: Wrong positioning:
Bonne position Mauvaise position

Board the bus and pay your fare.

When you want to get off the bus

Use the front door of the bus and notify the driver.

Remove the locking arms and pull your bike out of the wheel slots

Return the bike rack to the upright position and ensure that it is securely in place. Indicate to the driver that you have finished.

How to use Cyclobus - Video

Frequently asked questions and lost objects

Use of the bike racks is subject to By-law CA-9 By-law on standards relating to the safety and conduct of people in vehicles and immovables operated by or for the Société de transport de Laval (available in French only) and Bylaw CA-10 Bylaw on the alienation of objects found in an immovable or in a vehicle of the Société de transport de Laval (available in French only).

For more information, please contact our Customer Contact Center at 450 688-6520.


*Even though some bike racks are already installed on some of our buses before the official launch date, the CycloBus service is only available as of May 1 every year. Before this date, we cannot guarantee correspondances and a continuity of service on all of our bus routes.

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