NOTE: NEW DATE AND LOCATION

The Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) will be meeting at 7 pm on September 11, 2017 in the Community Room of the Alexandria Police Headquarters, 3600 Wheeler Avenue.

This will be a joint event with the Alexandria Spokeswomen and will feature guest speakers Claire Mouledoux, Vice President of Communications, Visit Alexandria discussing economic benefits and opportunities for being a walkable and bikeable city, and Thomas Hamed (City of Alexandria), Transportation Demand Management/Transportation Management Plan Coordinator) and Amanda Mansfield (City of Alexandria Complete Streets Planner) - to discuss collaboration opportunities; we will also discuss a variety of walking and biking volunteer opportunities.

Agenda

1. Introductions – Chair, Jim Durham
2. Secretary’s report and minutes –TBD
3. Financial Update – Casey Kane
4. Alexandria Police Liaison Report –Captain Don Hayes with Lieutenant Mike May
5. Guest Speakers:
· Claire Mouledoux, Vice President of Communications, Visit Alexandria – discussing economic benefits and opportunities for being a walkable and bikeable city
· Thomas Hamed (City of Alexandria, Transportation Demand Management/Transportation Management Plan Coordinator) and Amanda Mansfield (City of Alexandria Complete Streets Planner) –collaboration opportunities.

6. City Staff updates – see staff update notes, distributed separately
7. BPAC Updates:
· Vision Zero and Alexandria Families For Safe Streets – Jim Durham
· Safe Routes to School and Bicycling in the Schools – Eldon Boes
· Documentation Counts of people walking and biking– Ken Notis
· Upcoming events (See calendar on page 2) – Jim Durham
8. BPAC Sub-committee Reports and Discussion of next steps
· Infrastructure priorities and next steps – Casey, Kane, Mary-Jane Roth + others
· Legislative and Policy priorities and next steps – Zack Desjardins, Ken Notis + others
· Education and Communications – Eldon Boes, Bob Trencheny + others
9. 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
10. New Business: Seeking a volunteer to serve as BPAC Secretary
11. Public Comments:


Note: Future BPAC Monthly meetings will be on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Bradlee Safeway Community Room, 3526 King Street, Alexandria



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

· September 12th Tuesday, 6 PM Bike Share Public Meeting: Green Street & Washington Street – Tues, Sept. 12, 6 p.m.
· September 13th Wednesday, 6 PM Bike Share Public Meeting: Ben Brenman Park & Somervelle Street – Wed. Sept. 13, 6 p.m.
· September 14th 5 PM to 7 PM Volunteers sought to count people walking and biking - Contact Ken Notis at civ2kn@gmail.com
· September 16th, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Five-mile Youth Bike Ride and Bike Raffle – Volunteers needed - contact Jim Durham at jimandcarey48@comcast.net or 703-508-0762
· September 16th, 12 PM to 2 PM Volunteers sought to count people walking and biking - Contact Ken Notis at civ2kn@gmail.com
· September 20th, Wednesday at 7 PM – Transportation Commission Meeting – Update on the City’s proposed Vision Zero Action Plan
· September 25th, Monday, 7:30 PM Traffic and Parking Board Public Hearing on Proposed Capital Bike Share Stations in South Old Town and near Ben Brenman Park
· October 6th-8th National Youth Bike Summit in Crystal City –
o Friday (6th) - social, Saturday (7th) - workshops, and Sunday (8th) Bike Ride
o Register to attend all or portion of the event and/or volunteer here: https://youthbikesummit.org/2017-event-schedule/
· October 9th (Monday) 7 pm - BPAC monthly meeting
o Guest Speaker: TBD
· Fall, 2017 (DATE, TBD) - Family bike event on the GWMP – sponsored by the Alexandria Police Foundation

Alexandria Biking and Walking Schedule:
Del Ray Robust Walking Group: Every Mon, Wed, Fri at 9 am at Mt Vernon Recreation Center, Check for Latest events on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alexandriaBPAC