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CaseyKane50
01-11-2019, 03:45 PM
Agenda – Monday, January 14th 7 to 9 PM, at the Bradlee Safeway Community Room

3526 King Street, Alexandria, on DASH Routes AT5, AT6 and AT9, and Metrobus Route 28A

1. Introductions and Welcome – Jim Durham, Chair
2. Secretary’s report and minutes – Zack DesJardins
3. Financial Update & Call for 2019 Dues – Treasurer, Bradley Rawls
4. Alexandria Police Liaison Discussions – Lieutenant Mike May

• Updates on recent crashes involving people walking and biking
5. Guest Speaker: Summer 2019 Metro Shutdown plans, Thomas Hamed, Alexandria Transportation Demand Management/Transportation Management Plan Coordinator
6. Recent Highlights – Thanks to all who organized and participated!!!

• Holiday Lights Ride, Dec 15th –> Dec 16th at 5:30 pm
• BPAC –AFSS Holiday Party at Founders Hall Dec 18th
7. City of Alexandria Complete Streets Program Update - TBD

• Complete Streets project updates (provided separately)
8. BPAC Strategic Action Implementation - Updates here: http://bit.ly/BPACActionPlan

• Goal Area #1, Advocacy (Jim D, Zack D) – Recent & planned engagements


o Seville story + Gold Level Bicycle Friendly City –> Budget advocacy
o January 26th – City Council Retreat

• Goal Area #2, Increase Base (Judd) – Membership model and Diversity next steps
• Goal Area #3, Increase Brand: Communications (Ken), Events (Eldon)
• Goal Area #4, Increase Capacity (Josephine)


o BPAC’s path to obtain Liability Insurance
9. BPAC Sub-committee Reports and Discussion

• Legislative and Policy subcommittee – Zack Desjardins, Chair
• Education subcommittee, with updates on SRTS, BITS and Bike Rodeos - Eldon Boes
• Communications - Andrea Kirk and Bob Trencheny Co-Chairs


o January Newsletter plans – Judith Fogel

• Infrastructure subcommittee – Ken Notis, Chair


o Landmark Mall Plan Workshop, Jan 26th 10 am to 2 pm at FCH Middle School
o Potomac Yard Metrorail station project
o Duke Street /W. Taylor Run intersection
10. Other Projects, Events and Activities:

• Key Gold Level Bicycle Friendly City initiatives


o Key items for City Staff? for BPAC members?
o Meet with League of American Bicyclist (LAB) BFC staff?

• Virginia Bicycling Federation (VBF) update: (new) Board member: Jim Durham
• Bike Mentoring project initiation – Josephine
• Promoting bicycling, linked with Earth Day, “Climate Change - Take Action”


o Highlight and promote Bike Mentoring: BPAC Table volunteers?
o Earth Day ride - Josephine
o Bike Rodeo – Casey
o Infrastructure project “grand opening” – City Staff

• Friends of the MVT Trail update – Judd Lumberjack
• AFSS Update – Jim Durham
• BPAC Officer Elections at the February 11th meeting
11. Commission Liaison and Outreach

• Commission on Aging and DASH Board – David Kaplan
• Environmental Policy Commission and Waterfront Commission – Eldon Boes
• Parks and Recreation Commission – Dave Levy, Eliz Wright
• Traffic and Parking Board – Casey Kane, Randy Cole
• Transportation Commission – Casey Kane, Jake Jakubek

12. Public Comments/New Business:

Bike and Pedestrian Calendar – Please join us at one or more events!


Friday, January 18, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm (lunch provided) Real Time Near Miss Data Roundtable at 950 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, 20052

Saturday, January 26th, 10 am to 2 pm, Landmark Mall Re-planning Community Workshop at Francis Hammond Middle School (4646 Seminary Rd.).

Week of 28 January: Duke Street /W. Taylor Run intersection Community Meeting – Date TBD

Monday, Feb 11th 7 pm to 9 pm, BPAC monthly meeting, Bradlee Safeway Community Room

• Guest Speaker: Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker


Looking Ahead

Monday, March 11th 7 pm to 9 pm, BPAC monthly meeting, Bradlee Safeway Community Room

• Guest Speaker: Katy Lang, Program Manager, WalkArlington

Thursday, March 14th 10 AM to 5:30 PM, 3rd annual Washington Region Vision Zero Summit, at the George Washington University Milken Institute for Public Health

Saturday, April 6th, 1st Spring Bike Rodeo, at Douglas MacArthur ES

Saturday, April 27th 10 am to 2 pm Earth Day, “Climate Change - Take Action”, at Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park, 1005 Mt. Vernon Ave.

May 2019, Bike To Work Month!

Memorial Day to Labor Day, 2019 – Six station Metro Shutdown: Braddock Road, King Street, Eisenhower Avenue, Huntington, Van Dorn Street and Franconia-Springfield.