METRO defines rush hour as 6:30am to 9am and 3pm to 6pm. Only two bikes are allowed per railcar. However, that could change when the city gets new equipment.
"Given the physical constraints, this is a good policy, the best we can do until we get better equipment," said Peter Wang with Bike Houston.
"We've got an order in for 100 more light rail cars for the new light rail lines," said METRO board member Christof Spieler. "So we're looking at fitting bike racks on those new cars and fitting racks on existing cars."
Bike Houston is also working with METRO on adding bicycle racks at rail platforms.