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04-16-2017, 06:57 PM
The Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) will be meeting at 7 pm on April 17, 2017 at the Bradlee Safeway Community Room, 3526 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia

Our guest speaker will be Chief Michael Brown, Alexandria's new Chief of Police.


Introductions - Chair, Jim Durham
Secretary's report and minutes - Casey Kane for Randy Cole
Financial Update - Treasurer's report - Casey Kane
Alexandria Police Liaison Report - Sgt. Seckler
Guest Speaker: Michael Brown, Alexandria Chief of Police
City Staff Updates
BPAC Updates
- Vision Zero Update - VZ Sub-committee members
- City Budget update - Jim Durham
- SRTS and Bicycling in the Schools (BITS) Project Updates - Eldon Boes

- 25 MVCS 3rd grade students, School Board Chair Gentry, Vice Mayor Wilson, BPAC Volunteers and others completed a 3+ mile Biking Field Trip on April 3rd.

- BITS Classes start for 5th grade students at James K. Polk ES on April 24th (Volunteers invited to help out)

- BITS planned for MVCS, Polk, plus four additional elementary schools next year

- ACPS SRTS proposal to VDOT for an SRTS Coordinator w/Walking and Biking programs at additional six elementary schools and Francis C. Hammond MS.
- Spring2ACTion Fundraising Campaign for the Walking and Biking Fund

- More than $1,200 raised for walking and biking education and encouragement
- Earth Day (April 29th) - Casey Kane
- Bike to School Day (Wednesday, May 10th) - All
- Bike to Work Day (Friday, May 19th) Volunteers

- City Hall/Market Square - Jim Durham, Eldon Boes, Andrea Kirk, and Spokeswomen (TBD); Bruce Dwyer at the adjoining WABA table

- Carlyle - Jerry king, Casey Kane and Michael Menchel

- Del Ray - Dave Levy, Randy Dingwell
- Comment on the Old Town North Small Area Plan

Draft plan posted here: http://bit.ly/Draft_OTN_SAP

- Send comments to Heba ElGawish heba.elgawish@alexandriava.gov
- Mount Vernon Trail Safety - Casey Kane
Commission Liaison and Outreach
- Transportation Commission (TC) - Jerry King
- Commission on Aging - David Kaplan
- DASH Board - David Kaplan
- Environmental Policy Commission - TBD
- Parks and Recreation Commission - Dave Levy with Eliz Wright
- Traffic and Parking Board - Randy Cole
Public Comments