Bike, Pedestrian, and Skate Laws

Oregon Laws

Pocket Guide for Motorized Transportation Devices
Oregon Moped, Motorized Scooter, Pocket Bike Guide

Eugene Laws

Electric Assisted Bicycles

People may ride an electric assisted bicycle on off-street paths with the electric motor engaged except within the East Alton Baker Park Plan boundary.  It is illegal to ride electric assisted bicycles on sidewalks in Oregon.

Eugene Skateboard Laws 

There are several locations where skateboarding on sidewalks is prohibited including downtown Eugene and near the University of Oregon. Skateboarding in the street is prohibited except when crossing the street in a crosswalk or at a right angle.

Downtown No-Sidewalk-Riding Zone

No person may ride a skateboard or bicycle on any sidewalk with the area bounded by the eastern sidewalk along Lincoln Street between 8th and 13th Avenues, the northern sidewalk along 8th Avenue between Lincoln and Pearl Streets, on either side of Willamette Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, the eastern sidewalk along Pearl Street between 8th and 13th Avenues, on either side of Broadway between Pearl and High Streets, and on the northern sidewalk along 13th Avenue between Pearl and Lincoln Streets.walk your wheels poster

Eugene By Cycle

A handy guide with safety tips, laws, tricks, and resources for getting around Eugene by bicycle. Pick up a copy at our offices at 99 E. Broadway, 4th Floor or download a PDF copy.

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