Oakland’s Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) was established to advise the City Council on programs and projects related to walking and bicycling.
On the agenda:
- Open Forum/Public Comment (10 minutes)—Members of the public may raise or comment on an issue within BPAC’s subject matter jurisdiction (other than what is on the agenda).
- Introduction to the City’s Government Ethics Act (GEA) Attachment (15 minutes)—Jelani Killings, staff to the Public Ethics Commission, will present an introduction to the City’s Government Ethics Act (GEA). This is an informational item to inform BPAC members of their responsibilities under City law.
- Department of Transportation (DOT) Q & A (25 minutes)—Christine Daniel, Assistant City Administrator, will discuss and answer questions about the new DOT.
- Safe Routes to School Project/Program Update Attachment (15 minutes)—Following construction of SR2S improvements at three intersections, the City is working with seven area schools to ensure that students, parents, and faculty who walk, drive, and bike understand the various improvements and how to use them safely. The City is bringing this to BPAC as an informational item and would also welcome any feedback on the use of the improved pedestrian facilities.
- Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 3 grants (30 minutes)—Bruce Williams will lead staff in a presentation of the final recommended projects for which the City will be submitting ATP Cycle 3 grant applications; see drawings, 37MB, at www2.oaklandnet.com/OAK058699. Proposals include protected bikeways on Fruitvale Ave, W MacArthur Blvd, 14th Street, 27th Street, and 66th Ave.
- Bike to Work Day wrap up (5 minutes)—The Commission will take a moment to reflect on the recent Bike to Work Day event.
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