***If you are planning to attend Monday‘s meeting, please RSVP with your name, email address and phone number to alexandriabpac@gmail.com to receive meeting details.***

Hi all- We hope that everyone is healthy and safe.

Monday’s agenda includes the following:
1. Traffic Safety update from Alexandria’s Traffic Safety Officer, Lieutenant Jason North
2. Stephanie Piperno, Trails Coalition Manager, will provide an update on the Capital Trails Coalition, including plans in nearby Oxon Hill and an update on the National Park Service Mount Vernon Trail Corridor Study
3. An update from Jen Wiser, ACPS Safe Routes to School (SRTS Coordinator)
4. Key upcoming events:
• BPAC Mentor program re-start
• Walkability and Health webinar: Building Strong, Vibrant and Resilient Communities, 1 pm Thursday, June 11.
• Legislative update with panelists Senator Scott Surovell and Delegate Ken Plum; 12 noon, Wednesday, June 17.
The meeting agenda with more details is provided below.

***If you are planning to attend Monday‘s meeting, please RSVP with your name, email address and phone number to alexandriabpac@gmail.com to receive meeting details.***



Agenda – Monday, June 8 -Virtual Meeting

1. Introductions and Welcome – Jim Durham, Chair
2. Alexandria Police Liaison Discussions – Lieutenant Jason North
• Impact of coronavirus and recent events on Traffic Safety operations.
• Traffic Crash information for May 2020 involving people walking and biking
• Plan for implementing 2020 traffic safety legislation effective 1 July 2020:
Vision Zero Action Plan strategy 4E.1 “Require all Alexandria Police officers to participate in the NHTSA’s pedestrian training for law enforcement.”
3. Guest Speaker: Stephanie Piperno, Trails Coalition Manager.
• Ms. Piperno will provide an update on the Capital Trails Coalition, including plans in nearby Oxon Hill and an update on the National Park Service Mount Vernon Trail Corridor Study
4. Guest Speaker: Jen Wiser, ACPS Safe Routes to School
5. Covid-19 Pandemic update
• Most of Virginia entered Phase Two on Friday, June 5; Northern Virginia and the City of Richmond remain in Phase One.
• Trends in NoVa COVID-19 cases, hospitalization, death and testing metrics are here.
6. Project/Event updates
• Mentoring program updated for social distancing in advance of re-starting
• June 17 Legislative Update Webinar with Senator Scott Surovell and Delegate Ken Plum. A link is available here. (Click on the link on the left side of the page that says register.)
7. Complete Streets Update – see below
8. BPAC Business items
• Secretary’s report and minutes – Zack DesJardins
• Treasurer’s report and financial update – Erin Meter
9. Subcommittee Reports
• Infrastructure subcommittee – Ken Notis, Chair
• Education subcommittee - Eldon Boes, Chair
• Events subcommittee –Randy Cole, Chair
• Legislative and Policy subcommittee – Zack DesJardins, Chair
• Communications –Judith Fogel and Andrea Kirk
10. New Business:
11. Public Comments:

Bike and Pedestrian Calendar – Please join us!

June 11: 1 pm to 2:30 pm Walkability and Health: Building Strong, Vibrant and Resilient Communities: Link

June 17, 12 noon to 1 pm. Legislative Update Webinar with Panelists Senator Scott Surovell and Delegate Ken Plum.
• Moderator, Jim Durham
• Register here: https://bit.ly/2z8SQVs

Additional Active Transportation Webinars hosted by City of Fairfax, Coalition for Smarter Growth, FABB, Fairfax County, and George Mason University
• Wednesday at noon, July 15, Active Transportation During COVID-19
• Wednesday at noon, July 29, Safe Streets for All
Future BPAC meetings will be virtual meetings until further notice
• Monday, July 13, 2020
• Monday, September 14, 2020 (no meeting planned in August)

Complete Streets Update

• Alex Carroll, Complete Streets Coordinator, continues on temporary assignment with the City’s Emergency Operations Center
• High Visibility Crosswalks on Duke Street – Completed west of Diagonal. The eastern portion of Duke Street will be completed in conjunction with paving projects
• Safe Routes to School - Implementation of the existing recommendations continue; new walk audits will be completed pending the reopening of each school, normalization of traffic, and ability to observe student travel activity.
• King-Callahan-Russell –Grant-funded project. Engagement plan and informational materials are being developed.