top of page

Belvedere mulls e-bike rules amid proposed legislation and grand jury recommendation

Updated: May 23

Belvedere officials are setting the stage for new e-bike regulations, a discussion coinciding with proposed state legislation that would use Marin as a pilot program to restrict use by kids and a similar civil grand jury recommendation that all county jurisdictions enact uniform restrictions by the end of the year.


In a May 13 report to the City Council, Police Chief Jason Wu said he’s been talking with City Manager Robert Zadnik and has been “in constant contact with my counterpart in Tiburon,” Police Chief Michelle Jean, about potential ways to encourage and enforce safer riding in Belvedere.


Wu’s presentation wasn’t on the agenda for discussion or action, limiting the council’s ability to push the topic forward, but members appeared receptive, with Councilmember Nancy Kemnitzer encouraging education efforts and Vice Mayor Jane Cooper saying she’d like to gather youth for feedback and input on any new laws.

Read the complete story in our e-edition, or SUBSCRIBE NOW for home delivery and access to the digital replica.

Comment on this Nextdoor post.



Recent stories

Support The Ark’s commitment to high-impact community journalism.

The Ark, twice named the nation's best small community weekly, is dedicated to delivering investigative, accountability journalism with a mission to increase civic engagement and participation by providing the knowledge that can help sculpt the community and change lives. Your support makes this possible.

In addition to subscribing to The Ark for weekly home delivery, please consider making a contribution to support independent local journalism. For more information, contact Publisher & Advertising Director Henriette Corn at or 415-435-1190.​

bottom of page