Bicycles and Skateboards

WAC 504-15-930 Bicycles, Skateboards and Roller Skates

  • The riding and use of bicycles, skateboards, scooters, and roller skates is prohibited on all building plazas, all pedestrian overpasses, interior building spaces, parking structures, parking structure ramps, all stairways, steps, ledges, benches, planting areas, any other fixtures, and in any other posted area.
  • Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, and roller skates may be ridden and used on sidewalks outside the prohibited areas when a bike path is not provided.
  • Electric-assisted bicycles must be used in a human propulsion only mode on pedestrian malls and sidewalks.
  • Motorized foot scooters must be used in a human propulsion only mode on sidewalks.
  • Operators must move at a safe speed and yield to pedestrians at all times.  Reckless or negligent operation of bicycles, skateboards, scooters, and roller skates on any part of campus is prohibited.
  • Bicyclists must obey all traffic laws applying to individuals riding bicycles when operating bicycles on roadways.
  • Bicycles may be secured only at university-provided bicycle racks and bicycle storage facilities designed for such purpose.
  • Bicycles that are not secured at university-provided bicycle racks or bicycle storage facilities may be impounded at the owners expense.
  • Abandoned and inoperable bicycles.  Internal policies regarding abandoned and inoperable bicycles, including the impoundment of bicycles at the WSU Pullman campus, may be established upon approval by the vice president or designee whose responsibilities include supervision of the parking department.