E-Bike regulations

The Jackson Town Council voted unanimously to create a 15 mph speed limit on pathways within town limits.

Jackson’s e-bikes should be moving slower by spring.

Town councilors voted unanimously Monday to create a 15 mph speed limit on pathways within town limits, adding signage throughout the pathways, and, lastly, implementing “chicane” gates to slow down riders in high-traffic areas like ballfields.

E-bike safety class

Jackson Hole Middle School student Grady Lewis, 13, maneuvers his dad’s e-bike through traffic cones last summer during an e-bike safety class at the school. Jackson Town Council members approved a recommendation that the program be hired out to a third party.

Contact Kate Ready at 732-7076 or kready@jhnewsandguide.com.

Kate Ready covers criminal justice and emergency news. Originally from Denver, Kate studied English Literature at UC Berkeley and is excited to bring her love for the mountains and storytelling to Jackson.

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brett voorhees

how much of the $ is going to the enforcement of the new speed limit?

If these new motorized bike are able to ride on the bike path, can i ride my motorized bike (motorcyle) on the bike path that i pay taxes for?

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