"Amtrak fares vary depending on how far in advance you book. I believe that bikes need to be boxed on the Capitol Limited, as on most of Amtrak's routes. If roll-on bike service is available on a train, you will see the option "Add Bike to…"
"1) About how much does a round trip on the Amtrak Capitol Limited cost?
2) Is the train one of those that does a good job of handling bikes in baggage (sound storage, not having to dissemble or box, etc.)
3) How dicey is the segment of the GAP that…"
"The Oakland airport is accessible by the Bay Trail and has covered bike racks outside. Not that I would feel comfortable leaving my bike there for an extended period of time.
Also, don't forget the "h" in Pittsburgh. The locals are…"
"It's not exactly accessible to Pittsburgh itself. The Montour Trail loops some forty miles around the city then joins the GAP 17 miles or so from downtown. Actually riding from the airport to downtown is a long trip that way and from what I see…"
"I like the fact that they're done this in Pittsburgh.At the Portland OR (PDX) airport, there are bike racks and a repair station in a sheltered area at the airport entrance, adjacent to the MAX (light rail station). Pretty cool.Do you…"
"I bet it's to help facilitate people using the Montour Trail from the airport to reach the Great Allegheny Passage/C&O Canal trails that run from Pittsburgh to Washington. For anyone flying in with a bike it's perfect for getting from…"