View Full Version : Alexandria BPAC Meeting - Monday, December 11, 2017 (NOTE: Location Change)

12-11-2017, 08:04 AM
The Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) will be meeting at 7 pm on December 11, 2017 at the Durant Recreation Center, 1605 Cameron Street, Alexandria.

Please join us for Safe and Complete Streets discussions at tonight's BPAC meeting.

• Alexandria’s Traffic Safety Officer, Lieutenant Mike May, will discuss crash reporting issues, policies concerning vehicles on trails and a summary of recent crashes involving people walking or biking
• Alexandria’s Complete Street planner, Amanda Mansfield, will provide an overview of Mount Vernon Avenue Complete Streets planning and address other Complete Street initiatives.
• Looking ahead: Please join us for the BPAC and Friends Pot-Luck Holiday Party, December 19th, Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 708 Miller Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314

o RSVP to Mary-Jane Roth (greenst@comcast.net)

Agenda – Monday December 11, 7 to 9 PM, Durant Recreation Center, Rooms 3 and 4 1605 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, for a map, click here (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Durant+Recreation+Center/@38.8078374,-77.0586824,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b7b10027e7f293:0x67276 2826c9e8803!8m2!3d38.8078374!4d-77.0564937?hl=en&authuser=0).

1. Introductions – Vice Chair, Zack Desjardins
2. Secretary’s report and minutes –Secretary, Jake Jakubek
3. Financial Update – Treasurer, Casey Kane
4. Alexandria Police Liaison Discussions –Lieutenant Mike May

• Crash scene data collection for crashes involving people walking or biking
• Sharing near-real-time information for crashes with injuries to people walking or biking
• Updates on crash investigations
• Policies associated with motor vehicles on trails
5. City Staff updates – Amanda Mansfield, City Complete Streets Planner

• Mount Vernon Avenue project plans
• Eco-Counter status
• Staff updates, attached
6. BPAC Sub-committee Reports and Discussion

• Legislative and Policy subcommittee – Zack Desjardins, Chair
• Education and Communications subcommittee

o Eldon Boes Co-Chair for Education
o Andrea Kirk and Bob Trencheny Co-Chairs for Communications

• Infrastructure subcommittee – Ken Notis, Chair
7. Other BPAC Updates:

• Vision Zero: City Council engagement
• Alexandria Families For Safe Streets – see written input from Jim Durham
• Safe Routes to School and Bicycling in the Schools – Eldon Boes
8. Commission Liaison and Outreach

• Transportation Commission (TC) – Jake Jakubek
• 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 – Casey Kane
9. New Business:

• Volunteers requested to develop five to eight questions for Mayoral and Council candidates
• Two volunteers requested to serve as BPAC Officer Nominating Committee for BPAC elections in February
10. Public Comments:

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

• December 16th, Saturday 10:00 AM City Council Vision Zero Public Hearing

o City Hall, 301 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

• December 16th, Saturday 6 PM to 8 PM, Holiday Light Bike Parade

o George Washington Middle School Parking Lot at 1005 Mt Vernon Avenue, Alexandria

• December 19th, Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 9 pm BPAC and Friends Pot-Luck Holiday Party

o 708 Miller Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314
o RSVP to Mary-Jane Roth (greenst@comcast.net)

• January 5, 2018, Friday, Registration Deadline for Half-Day Winter Community Police Academy

o January 27, 2018, and Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
o Alexandria Police Department Headquarters at 3600 Wheeler Avenue
o Apply at: alexandriava.gov/Academies.

• January 8th Monday, 7 pm - BPAC monthly meeting

o Location: Bradlee Safeway Community Room, 3526 King Street, Alexandria

Vision Zero Upcoming Events and Pledge

Draft (Final)Vision Zero Action Plan and More information here (https://www.alexandriava.gov/VisionZero): https://www.alexandriava.gov/VisionZero

• 12/12/2017 - City Council Introduction to Vision Zero Action Plan
• 12/16/2017 - City Council Public Hearing - Action Plan Adoption

Take the Vision Zero Pledge (https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/VisionZeroSafeStreetsPledge): https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/VisionZeroSafeStreetsPledge