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Downtown Venice Bicycle Ordinance-Operation on Sidewalks

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On Nov. 28, 2018, the Venice City Council adopted an ordinance making it unlawful to ride a bicycle on sidewalks along the below downtown street segments.

Bicycles must be walked on these sidewalks, as well as skateboards and scooters. Rollerskating is also prohibited.

  • Venice Avenue from S. Tamiami Trail (Business 41) to Harbor Drive
  • Tampa Avenue from S. Tamiami Trail (Business 41) to Harbor Drive
  • Miami Avenue from S. Tamiami Trail (Business 41) to Harbor Drive
  • Nokomis Avenue from Tampa Avenue to Miami Avenue
  • Nassau Street from Tampa Avenue to Miami Avenue

It is legal for bicyclists to ride their bikes on these roadways.

A map below depicts the streets where this ordinance is in effect.

For more information, please contact City Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator Darlene Culpepper at dculpepper@venicegov.com or call 941-882-7448.

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