Please join us for the Alexandria BPAC meeting at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 on Monday, October 21 7 to 9 pm. Our guest Speaker will be Jen Slesinger, T&ES project manager for the Alexandria Mobility Plan.


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. City of Alexandria Vision Zero and Complete Streets Program
• Complete Streets project updates provided separately
4. Project/Event updates
• Holiday lights ride (Dec. 14) – Josephine Liu
o Coordination needed with APD, City Staff, Phoenix Bikes, Velocity, other Bike Shops, ACPS (for Parking Lot permit), Del Ray Business Association.
• Upcoming Alexandria rides – Josephine Liu
o WABA Halloween Community Ride in Alexandria (Oct. 26)
o BPAC – WABA Thanksgiving ride (Nov 16)
• Coordination of BPAC support for City Events – Casey Kane
o Operation Illumination and Vision Zero Outreach (Oct 29)
o Traffic Garden Opening/Bike Rodeo (Nov 2) – Casey Kane/Eldon Boes
• Bikeshare Community Partners Class for AHDC Residents – Jim Durham
o Next Class: Nov 10, 12 to 1:30 PM
• World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Crash Victims (WDR) – AFSS lead
o Mount Vernon Ave/Glebe Road. Nov 17, 1 to 2 PM.
• Virginia General Assembly Legislative plans – Jim Durham
• BPAC logo update – Casey Kane
• BPAC swag update (deferred from September)
• NVRC League Certified Instructor training – Judd Isbell
5. Seminary Road campaign wrap-up discussion – Jim Durham
6. Guest Speaker (about 8 pm): Jen Slesinger, Alexandria Mobility Plan project
7. BPAC Business items
• Secretary’s report and minutes – Zack DesJardins
• Treasurer’s report and financial Update – Erin Meter
• 501(c)(3) Next steps: Business license? Key projects? Grant applications?
8. Subcommittee Reports
• Infrastructure subcommittee – Ken Notis, Chair
o Letter to City Council
• Education subcommittee - Eldon Boes
o Upcoming BITS volunteer opportunities
• Events subcommittee – Judd Isbell and Randy Cole, Co-Chairs
o New Urbanism event planning
• Legislative and Policy subcommittee – Zack DesJardins, Chair
• Communications – Judith Fogel and Andrea Kirk
9. Old Business - Scooters – Jeremy Grandstaff
10. Public Comments/New Business:
• BPAC Holiday Party

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

• Saturday Oct 26, 3 to 5 pm, WABA Spooks & Spokes Halloween Community Ride, Old Town Alexandria, Jones Point Park
• Tuesday, Oct 29, Operation Illumination (OI). Sign up with
o 7 to 9 AM – Holmes Run Trail
o 7:30 to 8 AM – Two West End School locations
o Mid-day (TBD) – King and Washington
o 2:45 PM to 4:45 PM – Francis Hammond Middle School
o 4 to 6 PM (five locations)
• Tuesday, Oct 29, Vision Zero Outreach. Sign up with
o 6:30 to 9 AM N. Beauregard and Rayburn (also an OI location)
o 11:30 AM to 2 PM – King and Washington (also an OI location)
o 4 to 6 PM – Duke Street and Cameron Station Blvd (also an OI location)
• Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 (11:30 AM to 12:30 PM), Traffic Garden Opening/Bike Rodeo at Mt. Jefferson Park, 301 Hume Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
• Saturday, Nov 2, 2019, 8:30 AM WABA Cider Ride, Dance Place, 3225 8th St NE
• Sunday, November 10, 12 PM to 1:30 PM, BPAC’s Bikeshare Community Partners Class for AHDC residents. Sign up with Jim Durham (
• Monday, November 11, 7-9 pm – BPAC Monthly meeting at the Charles Houston Rec Center, 901 Wythe St, Alexandria, VA
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, 10 AM to 12 PM BPAC – WABA Thanksgiving “Running Errands by Bike” Community Ride, Four Mile Run Park Plaza, 4121 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria
• Sunday, Nov 17, 1 to 2 PM. World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Crash Victims (WDR), Mount Vernon Ave/Glebe Road.
• Saturday, Nov 23, Cranksgiving in Arlington Ride

***Save the Date***
• Saturday December 14, 5:30 pm Ninth Annual Alexandria Holiday Lights Ride! George Washington Middle School Parking Lot, 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue