Etiquette

Off -Road Paths

Trail and Path Etiquette:

  • Bikers, rollerbladers and similar faster-moving persons must yield to pedestrians;
  • Faster trail users should pass on the left and keep to right while on the trail;
  • Only pass when safe, and when trail/path is wide enough;
  • Bikes are quiet, so signal with a bell/horn as you approach someone so they know you are coming;
  • Dogs should be kept on a leash;
  • Stay on the trail; and
  • Don't litter.

On-Road Paths

Biking Etiquette:

  • Ride in the same direction as traffic;
  • Stop at all stop signs and red lights;
  • Use light and reflectors at night to be more visible;
  • Ride as far to the right as possible;
  • Use hand signals, for people know what you're doing;
  • Follow lane and highway markings;
  • Be predictable;
  • Children under 18 must wear an approved bike helmet;
  • Make eye contact with motorists to make sure they see you; and
  • Yield to pedestrians.

Walking Etiquette:

  • Walk against traffic on roads;
  • Keep right when on a path/trail.

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