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Electric Bikes
In April 2016 the City of Durango Code of Ordinances was revised to clarify the language on electric bicycles and other motorized vehicles within City open space, parks and trails systems.  The adopted ordinance prohibits the following conditions:

Sec. 18-34(j) To drive or park any motorized vehicle on any park, playground, trail, recreational facility or city owned open space except in an area established and maintained as a public street, driveway or public parking area.  The exception would include the authorized use of maintenance and/or emergency response vehicles as well as disabled individuals requiring motorized use for access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  As used in this section the term "motorized vehicle" shall include motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, motor vehicles, motorscooters, motorbicycles, motorized bicycles, neighborhood electric vehicles and electric bicycles as defined in the Model Traffic Code.

The City of Durango Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Natural Lands Preservation Advisory Board and the Multi Modal Advisory Board, have organized a subcommittee for the purpose of discussing a process by which to proceed with e-bikes on City trails.  The second subcommittee meeting will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at the Durango Community Recreation Center.  Public is welcome at this subcommittee meeting, however public comment will not be taken.

City of Durango Staff E-bike Summary 
City of Durango Staff E-bike PowerPoint Presentation at the September 19, 2016 Meeting 

Public Comments and Community Discussion

E-Bike Videos 

E-Bike Information