Sec. 22-47. City Trails.
(a) Definitions and rules of construction. The following definitions and rules of construction apply to this section.
"City Trail" means any trail maintained or operated by the Parks, Recreation & Arts Department for use by pedestrians or cyclists.
"Cycle" means any device, other than a wheelchair, which is propelled by human power and has one or more wheels at least twenty (20) inches in diameter and a frame size of at least fourteen (14) inches.
"Pedestrian" includes any person walking, jogging, running, in-line skating or riding in a wheelchair.
"Wheelchair" means a chair mounted on wheels for use by disabled individuals.
(b) Trail use by motorized equipment/vehicles.
All motorized vehicles (cars, trucks, motorcycles, go karts, Segway's, toy vehicles, etc.), except for electrically assisted powered-mobility devices for persons with disabilities (wheelchairs and scooters) shall not use any trail, except for official and emergency vehicles.
(c) Trail use by cyclists.
(i) It is required that children under the age of 17 wear an approved helmet (Snell or ANSI Standards) when riding a bicycle on a city trail.
(ii) Every person operating a cycle upon a city trail shall ride as near to the right side of the trail as practicable, exercising due care when passing a pedestrian or other cyclist.
(iii) Persons operating cycles upon a city trail shall ride, single file when passing a pedestrian or other cyclist.
(iv) No person shall operate a cycle upon a city trail at a speed greater than 20 mph and as is reasonable and prudent under conditions then existing.
(v) Every person operating a cycle upon a City trail shall give an audible signal before passing a pedestrian or another cyclist.
(vi) Every person operating a cycle upon a city trail shall at all times exercise the highest degree of care to avoid colliding with another trail user, and shall always yield to pedestrians.
(d) Trail use by pedestrians.
(i) Pedestrians on a city trail shall remain as near to the right side of the trail as practicable.
(ii) Every pedestrian on a city trail shall give an audible signal before passing another pedestrian or cyclist.
(e) Trail use by dogs.
(i) All dogs shall be restrained by a leash no more than six (6) feet in length. The dog shall be reined in to within four (4) feet of the responsible person whenever it approaches or is approached by another trail user.
(ii) Any person bringing a dog onto a city trail shall remove and dispose of all feces left by such dog.
(f) Trail use by horses.
It shall be unlawful for any person in a park, facility and/or trail area to ride a horse, except on designated bridle trails. Where permitted, horses shall be thoroughly broken and properly restrained, and ridden with due care, and shall not be allowed to graze or go unattended, nor shall they be hitched to any rock, tree or shrub.