Did fatalities cause previous bike and skateboard bans?

Bicyclist on campus

Were previous bike and skateboard bans result of fatalities?
I have just been told the original motivation for the previous bicycle policies (PD 89-03 and PD 90-01) and the Chancellor’s Office’s Coded Memorandum BA 88-06 (which was cited in those policies, but not the new one) was two fatalities on CSU campuses that occurred as the result of bicycle vs. pedestrian collisions in the late 80’s. This needs to be investigated to be confirmed or refuted. I have copies of the previous presidential directives regarding the use of bicycles, skateboards and other human powered vehicles. The Chancellor’s Office’s Coded Memorandum BA 88-06 is mentioned in both of them, but not in president Don Kassing’s new policy, Presidential Directive, PD 2007-06.

Related Questions

  1. Why was mention of Chancellor’s Office’s Coded Memorandum BA 88-06 omitted in the new presidential directive?
  2. What is Chancellor’s Office’s Coded Memorandum BA 88-06?
  3. Are the reports of fatalities true?
  4. Was Chancellor’s Office’s Coded Memorandum BA 88-06 fulfilled, expired, superseded or annulled?

Safety First!
The overriding concern of the union is that the university is a workplace and the university has the responsibility inherent of all employers to provide safe working conditions. The legal and contractual responsibility of the university to provide safe working conditions overrides all other concerns in this matter.

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