More good news for people who have been clamoring for taking their bikes on additional Amtrak train routes. As of this week, you can bring your bike aboard Amtrak trains bound for Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The announcement comes on the heels of last week’s unveiling of the same service on Amtrak’s Hiawatha route, which operates between Chicago and Milwaukee.
“We have mounted 15 bike racks in the control unit on each of the Pere Marquette trains in Michigan,” said Jim Brzezinski, Amtrak senior regional director, in a news release “This makes bringing your bike along on these trips easy and gets you on your wheels and pedaling away immediately after arrival.”
Similar to the Hiawatha route, train staff on the Pere Marquette will load bicycles onto the train....