University of Utah tosses proposed skateboard ban for stricter rules

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Skateboarders and bikers wouldn’t get kicked off the University of Utah campus but would be subject to new rules and safety warnings under a plan approved Monday.

Two police officers on bikes or Segways also would enforce limits on dangerous riding under a set of policy revisions passed by an executive committee of the U.’s Academic Senate.

The idea is still subject to approval by the university’s Board of Trustees, but it is a significant change from a ban proposed on recreational riding of any non-motorized transportation on campus.

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