Joined: 17 Nov 2004
Local ordinances concerning the matter:
OPERATION OF BICYCLES
§ 74.35 SPEED TO BE REASONABLE AND PRUDENT TO SURROUNDING CONDITIONS.
No person shall operate a bicycle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions then existing.
('74 Code, § 17-112) (Ord. S-185-85, passed 10-8-85) Penalty, see § 74.99
§ 74.36 EMERGING FROM ALLEYS OR DRIVEWAYS.
The operator of a bicycle emerging from an alley, driveway or building shall, upon approaching a sidewalk or the sidewalk area extending across any alleyway, yield the right-of-way to all pedestrians approaching on such sidewalk or sidewalk area, and upon entering the roadway shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching on such roadway.
('74 Code, § 17-113) (Ord. S-185-85, passed 10-8-85) Penalty, see § 74.99
§ 74.37 PARKING OF BICYCLES.
No person shall park a bicycle upon the traveled portion of the street. Bicycles may be parked only upon the sidewalk area in a rack provided to support the bicycle, against a building or in such manner as to afford the least obstruction to pedestrian traffic.
('74 Code, § 17-114) (Ord. S-185-85, passed 10-8-85) Penalty, see § 74.99
§ 74.38 RIDING ON SIDEWALKS.
(A) No person shall ride a bicycle upon a sidewalk within a business district.
(B) Whenever any person is riding a bicycle upon a sidewalk, such person shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian.
(C) No person shall operate a moped or motorized bicycle on any sidewalk or other path designed for the primary use of bicycles.
('74 Code, § 17-111) (Ord. S-185-85, passed 10-8-85) Penalty, see § 74.99