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The operator of a bicycle, scooter or skateboard 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 the sidewalk or sidewalk space and, upon entering any street or roadway, shall yield the right of way to all vehicles approaching on the street or roadway. Any person operating a bicycle, scooter or skateboard upon a sidewalk shall do so at his own risk and shall yield the right of way to any and all pedestrians, and in the event of injury to any pedestrian, such operator shall be presumed to have been negligent. No person shall ride a bicycle, scooter or skateboard upon any sidewalk in the area between 12th Avenue and 9th Avenue on Illinois Street and from Hickory Street to Jackson Street on 10th Avenue between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This section shall not apply to the use of a motorized scooter or other assistive transport used by a handicapped person.
(Ord. 340. Passed 12-19-47; Ord. 1604. Passed 4-22-08.)