Cyclists, skateboarders reminded not to ride sidewalks after incident

Two weeks ago, a resident walking through the downtown area of Cranbrook was struck by a cyclist riding along the sidewalk.

  • Jun. 27, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Two weeks ago, a resident walking through the downtown area of Cranbrook was struck by a cyclist riding along the sidewalk. The resident suffered injuries as a result of the collision, which included some broken bones.

City of Cranbrook Bylaw Services reminds cyclists and skateboarders that under the Streets and Traffic Bylaw “no person shall ride a cycle, which includes a skateboard, on any sidewalk”.

Being caught by Bylaw Services riding a bicycle or skateboard on a sidewalk can result in a $25 fine.

If you have questions, please contact City of Cranbrook Bylaw Services at 250-489-0263.