Please join us for the Alexandria BPAC Meeting at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St, Alexandria, VA 22314 on Monday, September 9 from 7 to 9 PM. We will have discussions about Seminary Road, the new BPAC logo, upcoming events, and more at Monday's BPAC meeting; the agenda is below.


AGENDA

1. Introductions and Welcome – Josephine Liu, Vice Chair for Bicyclists
2. Alexandria Police Liaison Discussions – Lieutenant Mike May
  • Updates on recent crashes involving people walking and biking
  • Alexandria Police Traffic Safety initiatives

3. City of Alexandria Vision Zero and Complete Streets Program
  • Complete Streets project updates provided separately

4. Project/Event updates
  • Seminary Road Complete Streets Project status

  • Over 1200 petition signatures
  • City Council hearing on Saturday, September 14 – please let Jim know if you can speak or attend
  • Aug. 18: Mount Vernon Trail south ride
  • Aug. 20: Bikeshare Community Partners program for Community Lodging residents
  • Sept. 1: murals ride
  • Upcoming rides/events – Josephine Liu

  • AlexRenew waterways ride (date TBD)
  • Halloween ride (Oct. 27)
  • Operation Illumination (early Nov., date TBD)
  • Holiday lights ride (Dec. 14)
  • BPAC logo update – Casey Kane
  • BPAC swag update (deferred to October)
  • NVRC League Certified Instructor training – Judd Isbell

5. BPAC Business items
  • Secretary’s report and minutes – Zack DesJardins
  • Treasurer’s report and financial Update – Erin Meter
  • 501(c)(3) Update and Next Steps:

  • The IRS certified BPAC as a public 501(c)(3) organization, effective April 15, 2019.
  • Online fundraising tools
  • Next steps: Business license? Key projects? Grant applications?
  • Subcommittee Reports

  • Infrastructure subcommittee – Ken Notis, Chair
  • Education subcommittee - Eldon Boes
  • Upcoming BITS volunteer opportunities and bike rodeos
  • Events subcommittee – Judd Isbell and Randy Cole, Co-Chairs
  • Legislative and Policy subcommittee – Zack DesJardins, Chair
  • Communications – Judith Fogel, Becky Puritz, Andrea Kirk and Bob Trencheny
6. Public Comments/New Business:
  • 2019 RPCA Needs Assessment Survey – Open until September 15


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