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PDFWAC 516-13-080


(1) All state of Washington bicycle regulations are applicable on the campus.
(2) All city of Bellingham bicycle regulations are applicable on the campus.
(3) Riders must yield the right of way to pedestrians on campus. Riders will use due caution when riding on campus and are encouraged to wear helmets, use lights, and avoid distractions such as cell phones, ear buds, and other devices that inhibit hearing.
(4) Riders are prohibited from riding in areas specifically designated as permanent and/or temporary walk zones. Riders must dismount and walk their bicycles, mopeds, and other powered devices in designated walk zones from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during regular class days, including finals week, during the regular academic year. Designated walk zones are as follows:
(a) In Red Square;
(b) In the congested, narrow walk area from the north side of Engineering Technology to the north side of Carver Gym;
(c) At Viking Union Vendor's Row; and
(d) Such other areas as may be designated by the vice president of business and financial affairs.
(5) Riders are permitted to ride in the east-west intertie between Carver Gym, the Art Annex, Bond Hall, and Miller Hall but must yield right of way to pedestrians.
(6) Bicyclists are responsible for following the Bicycle Responsibility Code adopted May 21, 1996, by the student bicycle advisory coalition as amended by the central health and safety committee on June 3, 1996, and February 10, 2009:
(a) Pedestrians have right of way, always.
(b) Stay in control.
(c) Avoid congested areas and use back roads when possible.
(d) Obey the walk zone signs, bicycle speed limits, and obey all traffic laws.
(e) Walk your bike in walk zones and ride slowly in crowded areas.
(f) Minimize impact—Stay off the lawns.
(g) Park and lock bikes only at bike racks.
(h) Know the code!
(7) Riders have speed limits as follows:
(a) Share pedestrian spaces and walkways only at pedestrian walking speeds of three miles per hour, within ten feet of any pedestrian or areas congested with pedestrians.
(b) Otherwise, speeds are limited to pedestrian jogging speeds of seven miles per hour maximum.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 28B.10.560. WSR 09-12-092, § 516-13-080, filed 6/1/09, effective 7/2/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12). WSR 02-07-045, § 516-13-080, filed 3/14/02, effective 4/14/02; WSR 96-24-016, § 516-13-080, filed 11/22/96, effective 1/1/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(11). WSR 92-06-068 (Order 92-01), § 516-13-080, filed 3/3/92, effective 3/31/92; WSR 83-14-014 (Order 6-02-83, Motion No. 6-02-83), § 516-13-080, filed 6/28/83, effective 9/19/83.]
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