A bicycle rider mixes with pedestrians on a L Street sidewalk alongside Capitol Park in downtown Sacramento last year. Under a preliminary proposal reviewed Tuesday by a City Council legal committee, cyclists would likely be banned from riding on sidewalks in the core downtown and along some midtown corridors with lots of pedestrians, such as J Street, but would be allowed to ride on sidewalks in most of the city.
A bicycle rider mixes with pedestrians on a L Street sidewalk alongside Capitol Park in downtown Sacramento last year. Under a preliminary proposal reviewed Tuesday by a City Council legal committee, cyclists would likely be banned from riding on sidewalks in the core downtown and along some midtown corridors with lots of pedestrians, such as J Street, but would be allowed to ride on sidewalks in most of the city. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
A bicycle rider mixes with pedestrians on a L Street sidewalk alongside Capitol Park in downtown Sacramento last year. Under a preliminary proposal reviewed Tuesday by a City Council legal committee, cyclists would likely be banned from riding on sidewalks in the core downtown and along some midtown corridors with lots of pedestrians, such as J Street, but would be allowed to ride on sidewalks in most of the city. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file

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