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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Meetings Addressing E-Bikes Will be Held Nov. 20

Parcs and Recreation

On Wednesday, November 20 the Natural Lands Preservation Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Multimodal Advisory Board will hold a study session followed by a regular meeting concerning Electric Bicycles (E-bikes) on City of Durango natural surface trails. The public meetings will be held at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Avenue.   

The Joint Advisory Board study session will begin at 5:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, but no public comments will be accepted. The regular Joint Advisory Board meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m., at which point the public may comment on the issue of E-bikes on natural surface trails within City open space.

Currently, E-bikes are not permitted on City natural surface trails. However, Class I and Class II E-bikes are allowed on City hard surface trails, including the Animas River Trail, Florida Road Trail, Goeglein Gulch Road Trail, SMART 160 Trail and the Three Springs Trail. For more information, visit DurangoGov.org/trails.

For additional information about the November 20 meetings, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (970) 375-7321 or rec@durangogov.org

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