Queen Creek has expanded its permitted use of motorized devices effective Dec. 1 as part of an ordinance adopted into the town code. The ordinance outlines the permissible operation of bicycles and other power-driven mobility devices throughout Queen Creek. This code also allows certain "motorized" devices to be used on town owned multi-use trails/paths and sidewalks.
“Devices must be operated in a reasonable and safe manner, follow the posted speed limit, obey all traffic laws, and yield to pedestrians and equestrians,” according to a town press release. The full list of all applicable rules of operation can be found here.
Devices permitted on sidewalks include (unless prohibited by signs):
Devices permitted on multi-use trails/paths include (unless prohibited by signs):
Devices permitted on streets/bicycle lanes include (unless prohibited by signs):
Motorized skateboards may be used on the street as well with a speed limit of 25 MPH or less, and bicycle lanes.
Mopeds, motor-driven cycles, motorcycles, golf carts, ATV, UTVs, quadricycles, neighborhood electric vehicles, and other motor vehicles are prohibited on sidewalks and multi-use trails/paths. Operation on streets/roadways requires that operators have a driver's license, vehicle registration and insurance. Other equipment and endorsements may also be required for certain vehicles.
Visit www.QueenCreekAZ.gov/MotorizedDevices for further information.