Caltrain to hold new bike depot kick-off event
in San Francisco
Cyclists will have access to a new 1600 square-foot bicycle parking
at Caltrain's San Francisco Station at Fourth and King streets.
Construction begins in March.
Bay City News Service
February 26, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - With construction scheduled to begin
in early March, Caltrain is holding a special event on Monday
to mark the long-awaited creation of a new 1,600-square-foot bicycle
Making it easier for Bay Area residents to ride their bikes to
the train, the bike depot will be built at Caltrain's San Francisco
Station at Fourth and King streets.
The bike depot will be able to house at least 100 bikes free
of charge. As well, the depot operator, Warm Planet Bikes, will
offer bike related services and repairs, Caltrain reported.
"We love our bike passengers, but we have limited bike space
on our trains," Michelle Bouchard, Caltrain rail planning
manager, said in a statement. "This new facility offers them
a way to keep riding their bikes, and frees up more space for
other bike riders who may need their bike at the other end of
On Monday at noon, Caltrain will hold a bike depot kick-off event
at the San Francisco Station, located at 700 Fourth St.
Construction on the bike depot is scheduled to begin during the
first week of March, Caltrain reported.
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