Please join us for the next Alexandria BPAC meeting at the Oswald Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street from 7 to 9 pm. We will be joined by guest speakers Rachel Maisler ,Chair, District of Columbia Bicycle Advisory Council, and Gillian Burgess, Chair, Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee, for introductions to their organizations and current biking issues and priorities in DC and Arlington. WeÂ’ll also plan to outline initial ideas for a Regional Bike summit in June.

Agenda - Monday, April 8 7 to 9 pm at the Oswald Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St. Alexandria, VA 22314


1. Introductions and Welcome – Jim Durham, Chair
2. Alexandria Police Liaison Discussions – Lieutenant Mike May
• Updates on recent crashes involving people walking and biking
• Alexandria Police Traffic Safety initiatives
3. Guest Speakers:
• Rachel Maisler ,Chair, District of Columbia Bicycle Advisory Council, and Gillian Burgess, Chair, Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee, with introductions to their Organizations, operations and current issues and priorities
• Discussion of potential June 9th Regional Bike Summit topics
o “Trails and Wayfinding” (Gillian). Standards to eliminate differences across the region and standardize key features such as emergency reporting, and wayfinding.
o “Connected Networks” (Rachel). Prioritized infrastructure changes and associated actions for the top cross-jurisdictional gap-filling projects
o “Safe Streets Tool Kit”. (Jim) Tool Kit of “Best practices” for safe street, i.e. “What will help me get home or to work safely”
4. City of Alexandria Vision Zero and Complete Streets Program
• Complete Streets project updates
5. Project updates
• BPAC Bike mentoring program: help distribute flyers and postcards -- Josephine Liu
• Four Mile Run Park Conservancy, BPAC and Casa Chirilagua Community Partners Pilot Project update – Jim Durham
6. BPAC Business items
• Secretary’s report and minutes – Zack DesJardins
• Financial Update & 2019 Dues Report – Treasurer, Erin Meter
• 501(c)(3) status update– Josephine Liu
• Subcommittee Reports
o Events Subcommittee – Judd Isbell and Randy Cole-Co- Chairs
• Bike Month Planning
o Legislative and Policy subcommittee – Zack Desjardins, Chair
o Education subcommittee - Eldon Boes
o Communications - Andrea Kirk and Bob Trencheny Co-Chairs
o Infrastructure subcommittee – Ken Notis, Chair
• Join a subcommittee and/ sign-up to help at Spring Events
7. BPAC Strategic Action Implementation: Updates here:
8. Public Comments/New Business:

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

Saturday, April 13th Townes at Cameron Park Bike Rodeo, 10 AM to 11:30 AM, 101 Lake Cook Drive

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.
• Bike Rodeo with SSSAS Girl Scouts (10 AM to noon)
• Earth Day Bike Rides
• Promote Bike Mentoring at the Earth Day BPAC –Alexandria Spokeswomen table

April 30th & May 1st, 7 to 9 pm – Community Partners training at Casa Chirilagua

May 2019, Bike Month!
• May 4th – National Bike Month Opening Event – Chinquapin
• May 5th – Mount Jefferson Traffic Garden Opening
• May 8th – Bike to School Day
• May 12th –Mother’s Day
• May 17th – Bike to Work Day
• May 18 – Bike with City Council
• Three Bike Rodeos:
- May 5th (Mt. Jefferson Traffic Garden).
- May 11th (Samuel Tucker ES) and
- May 25th (Charles Barrett ES)

Monday May 13th 7 pm to 9 pm BPAC Monthly meeting, Location TBD.

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

Looking Ahead

June 2019: Two Bike Rodeos: June 7th (Polk ES) and June 8th (Matthew Maury ES)