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06-16-2017, 04:44 PM
The Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) will be meeting at 7 pm on June 19, 2017 at the Bradlee Safeway Community Room, 3526 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia

Ray Hayhurst, City of Alexandria Complete Streets Coordinator will provide an update and discussion on developing the City of Alexandria's Vision Zero Action Plan, address top safety issues identified in recent Safe Routes to School Walk Audits and answer questions about walking and biking issues in the City of Alexandria.


Introductions - Chair, Jim Durham
Secretary’s report and minutes – Randy Cole
Financial Update - Treasurer’s report – Casey Kane
Alexandria Police Liaison Report – Captain Don Hayes, Commander, APD Traffic Section
Guest Speaker: Ray Hayhurst, City of Alexandria Complete Street Coordinator
City staff updates
BPAC Updates
• Spring 2017 Bike Rodeo Wrap-up Report: Four Bike Rodeos completed
• Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count Project update –Thanks to all who contributed!
• Safe Routes to School non-infrastructure Grant Award – Eldon Boes/Jim Durham

o VDOT awarded an SRTS non-infrastructure grant to ACPS for $67,250
o The SRTS grant will fund a part-time Safe Routes to School Coordinator position and Education, Encouragement, Enforcement and Evaluation (4E) initiatives at seven schools in 2017-2018
• Bicycling in the Schools

o With funds previously raised (~ $30,000) and a portion of the VDOT SRTS non-infrastructure grant, bicycling safety and skills education will be provided in 11 of 13 ACPS elementary schools in 2017-2018.
• Volunteers needed for “Bike for Good at the Market” - Contact Jake Jakubek (jjakubek@gmail.com)
Commission Liaison and Outreach
• Transportation Commission (TC) – Jerry King
• Commission on Aging – David Kaplan
• DASH Board – David Kaplan
• Environmental Policy Commission – Eldon Boes
• Parks and Recreation Commission – Dave Levy with Eliz Wright
• Traffic and Parking Board – Randy Cole
Public Comments
Discussion Topic: BPAC’s Priorities, Engagement plans and member roles

Bike and Pedestrian Calendar - Looking Ahead – save the dates!

July 17th Mon 7 pm - BPAC monthly meeting

o Guest Speaker: Jeremy Grandstaff from the National Federation of the Blind

October 6 to 8, 2017. National Youth Bike Summit, being held in Crystal City and Washington DC, hosted by Phoenix Bikes. More here (http://bit.ly/YBS2017)
Fall, 2017 (DATE, TBD) - Family bike event on the GWMP – sponsored by the Alexandria Police Foundation