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As used in this article the words and expressions defined in this section shall be held to have the meanings herein given to them:
Bicycle: A non-motorized vehicle with two (2) or three (3) wheels tandem, a steering handle, one (1) or two (2) saddle seats, and pedals by which the vehicle is propelled.
Bikeways: All thoroughfares that explicitly provide for bicycle travel including facilities existing within street and highway rights-of-way and facilities along separate and independent corridors.
(1) Bicycle route: Those bikeways on existing street rights-of-way where bicycles share the roadway with motor vehicles. Bicycle routes are designated by signs placed on vertical posts or stenciled on the pavement.
(2) Bicycle lane: Those bikeways on existing street rights-of-way where a portion of the roadway is set aside for exclusive bicycle use and designated by signs on vertical posts or stenciled on the pavement and by a painted line marking the bicycle lane on the pavement. Through travel by motor vehicles or pedestrians is prohibited. Cross flows by motor vehicles and pedestrians when necessary, to gain access to and from a public street or alley and/or a private driveway or other entranceway are permitted.
(3) Bicycle path: Those bikeways on existing street rights-of-way or on a completely separated right-of-way or easement. Use by pedestrians may or may not be permitted. The parking of any through traffic by motor vehicles is prohibited. Cross flows by motor vehicles and pedestrians when necessary, to gain access to and from a public street or alley and/or a private driveway or other entranceway are permitted.
Electric personal assistive mobility device: A self-balancing, non-tandem, two-wheeled device, designed to transport one person, with a propulsion system that limits the maximum speed of the device to fifteen (15) miles per hour or less.
Motor vehicle: Every self-propelled device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, with the exception of bicycles and electric personal assistive mobility device as defined herein. This term shall not apply to a device which is designed for and intended to be used as a means of transportation for a person with a mobility impairment, or who uses the device for mobility enhancement, is suitable for use both inside and outside a building, including sidewalks, and is limited by design to a maximum speed of fifteen (15) miles per hour when the device is being operated by a person with a mobility impairment.
(Ord. No. 2004-21, 6-29-04; Ord. No. 2021-08, 5-4-21)