Bicycle Colorado

Opening Brief Filed on Behalf of Cyclists

No bikes sign in Black HawkIn December, the Colorado Supreme Court announced that it would consider the arguments raised by parties regarding the Black Hawk bike ban. The date of the hearing has not yet been set, but an opening brief was filed with the court on behalf of the three ticketed cyclists.

The brief details the cyclists’ argument as to why the City of Black Hawk is not following Colorado law by banning bicycling traffic without an providing an alternative route.

The City of Black Hawk just recently filed its brief as well. The cyclists have also filed their reply brief. Bicycle Colorado is closely following this case and will keep you updated with the latest information as it becomes available.

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Bicycle Colorado is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Denver. We use advocacy, education and passion to make Colorado one of the most bicycle-friendly states in the nation. We encourage and promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions and provide a voice for people who ride bicycles in Colorado. With the support of our members and numerous partnerships across the public and private sector, we’ve made significant strides in improving bicycling since 1992.


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