A reminder: Bicycles are not to be ridden on 6th Street in the downtown area

The City has been made aware of a recent incident of several people riding bicycles on Sixth Street in the business district. We would ask that all residents review with their family members that bicycles are not to be ridden on Sixth Street between I Avenue and M Avenue. Code section 76.10 reviews this matter.

76.10   RIDING ON SIDEWALKS. 

The following shall apply to riding bicycles on sidewalks:

  1. Business District.  No person shall ride a bicycle upon Sixth (6th) Street or the sidewalks adjacent thereto from I Avenue north to the intersection of M Avenue.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.236 [10])

  1. Other Locations.  When signs are erected on any sidewalk or roadway prohibiting the riding of bicycles thereon by any person, no person shall disobey the signs.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.236 [10])

  1. Yield Right-of-way.  Whenever any person is riding a bicycle upon a sidewalk, such person shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give audible signal before overtaking and passing.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 321.236 [10])

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