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Growing demand for bus bike racks leads operator to boost capacity

Rhodri Clark
11 August 2022
 

A Scottish bus operator is trebling the bicycle capacity of its vehicles amid growing interest in cycle provision on inter-urban bus routes.

Ember was founded in 2020 using battery-electric coaches between Dundee and Edinburgh, and later added a Dundee to Glasgow route. From day one, there was space for two bikes in the vehicles’ wheelchair area or, if that was occupied, in the luggage hold. Having carried hundreds of cyclists, Ember has now acquired racks with space for six...

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