[[File:Bikes-Boarding-Caltrain.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Customers boarding a CalTrain car. Photo by Bryan Goebel.]]
Bicycling is a great way to complete the [[last mile connections]] connection for transit operations and increase the radius of access for transit stations. People who arrive at transit stations by bike often face challenges in accessing the station – whether they use [[Bike Parking
at Transit Stations]] or bring the bicycle on the vehicle.
Since many transit stations are either aboveground or belowground, it is important to evaluate how a customer with a bicycle could access the station and, ultimately, the vehicle. Stairs, escalators, and elevators pose specific challenges for customers with bicycles.