SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) – Marin County supervisors voted to allow electric-assisted bicycles, or e-bikes, on paved pathways, parking lots and other areas specifically designated to allow them.
The amendments affect the county’s popular Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway, the Pacheco Path, and the Corte Madera Creek Pathway.READ MORE: Fmr. Pinole Police Officer Allegedly Videotaped Himself Having Sex With Minor
E-bikes will still be prohibited on unpaved trails.READ MORE: UPDATE: Woman Accused of Starting Fawn Fire Was Boiling Bear Urine to Drink
“We need to put this in place. It is about behavior right now, less than it is about technology,” Supervisor Katie Rice said in a statement.MORE NEWS: SF Police Arrest 2 Men Who Allegedly Shot Woman Who Refused To Give Them Her Camera
The board says the new rules will “alleviate road congestion, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and increase opportunities for exercise.”