The Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) will be meeting at 7 pm on November 13, 2017 at the Bradlee Safeway Community Room, 3526 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

Please join us for discussion of two primary topics at Monday’s BPAC meeting:
1. Cycling without Age (CWA).
• CWA is a movement started in Copenhagen in 2012 offering free bike rides to local nursing home residents;
• We’ll hear from two leaders of the DC Chapter of CWA about their experiences to date.
2. Draft Vision Zero Action Plan and APD’s Traffic Safety Plan are posted for public comment here.
• We’ll discuss and collect member and public comments on their thoughts and top priorities in these plans,
• If you are unable to attend Monday’s meeting, please send comments on these plans to Jim Durham (jimandcarey48@comcast.net) and Zack DesJardins (ZacharyDesJardins@gmail.com) Thanks so much.

We’ve also asked the Alexandria Police Department (APD) for updates on several recent pedestrian crashes and we’ll discuss Complete Street project status with the City’s Complete Streets planner, Amanda Mansfield.


Agenda

1. Introductions – Chair, Jim Durham
2. Secretary’s report and minutes –Secretary, Jake Jakubek
3. Financial Update – Treasurer, Casey Kane
4. Alexandria Police Liaison Discussions – Captain Don Hayes and Lieutenant Mike May
• Six pedestrians struck in nine days Oct 31-November 8th;
• Woman Cyclist commuter found unconscious behind Potomac Yard Target 11/6
• Hit and run on 11/11/2017 on Jeff Davis Hwy at W. Glebe Road
• Traffic Safety Plan discussion
5. Guest Speakers: Gregory Matlesky and Craig Iscoe, members of the DC Chapter of Cycling without Age (CWA).
• CWA is a movement started in Copenhagen in 2012 offering free bike rides to local nursing home residents;
• We’ll hear from two leaders of the DC Chapter about their experiences to date.
6. City Staff updates – Amanda Mansfield, City staff, Complete Streets Planner
7. BPAC Sub-committee Reports and Discussion
• Legislative and Policy subcommittee – Zack Desjardins, Ken Notis + others
o Comments invited on the City’s Draft vision Zero Action Plan and APD’s Traffic Safety Plan, both here: https://www.alexandriava.gov/VisionZero
• Education and Communications – Andrea Kirk, Zack, Bob Trencheny + others
• Infrastructure priorities and next steps – Ken Notis, Casey Kane, Mary-Jane Roth + others
8. BPAC Updates:
• Operation Illumination Highlights – Casey Kane
• Alexandria Families For Safe Streets – Jim Durham
o Sign AFSS’ Petition for “Vision Zero Now!” here: http://bit.ly/AFSS_Petition
• Safe Routes to School and Bicycling in the Schools – Jim Durham for Eldon Boes
9. 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
10. New Business:
• Location for the December 11th BPAC meeting.
11. Public Comments:


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

• November 15th, Wednesday at 7 PM – Transportation Commission Meeting –Vision Zero Action Plan Public Hearing

• November 18th, Saturday 9:30 AM – City Council Public Hearing

• November 19th, Sunday – World Remembrance Day

• December 11th, Monday, 7 pm - BPAC monthly meeting
o Location: Durant Arts Center, 605 Cameron St. Alexandria, VA 22314 (Tentative)

Vision Zero Upcoming Events and Pledge
UPCOMING MEETINGS & Events:
• 11/08/2017 - Draft Action Plan Released for public comment
• 11/15/2017 - Transportation Commission Public Hearing - Draft Action Plan
• 11/26/2017 - Last day for comments on the draft Vision Zero Plan
• 12/06/2017 - Transportation Commission Public Hearing - Action Plan Adoption
• 12/12/2017 - City Council Introduction to Vision Zero Action Plan
• 12/16/2017 - City Council Public Hearing - Action Plan Adoption
Draft Vision Zero Action Plan and More information here: https://www.alexandriava.gov/VisionZero

Take the Vision Zero Pledge: https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/V...eStreetsPledge

Sign AFSS’ Petition for “Vision Zero Now!”:
http://bit.ly/AFSS_Petition