Electric bicycles are a convenient transportation service now available in EGR and the greater Grand Rapids area. An electric bicycle, or e-bike, is a bicycle that has a small rechargeable electric motor that can give a boost to the pedaling rider or, on some models, can power the bike on its own.
EGR Public Safety considers e-bikes of all classes to be regulated with the same rules as pedal bikes. Following are some tips that will help keep you safe while enjoying your ride:
Please note bikes of all kinds are not permitted on/in:
You can learn more about e-bikes and their different classes on the Michigan Department of Natural Resources website.
Have questions? Call Public Safety at 616.949.7010 and one of our officers will be happy to discuss e-bike safety with you.