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The duties of the BPAC according its establishing ordinance are:

  1. Review and advise on proposed projects for Transportation Development Act Article 3 funding;
  2. Provide input to staff on the expenditure of Measure B Bicycle & Pedestrian Pass through funds;
  3. Provide input to staff in implementation of the Bicycle Plan, the Pedestrian Plan, and other related Plans;
  4. Identify projects and plans that are pertinent to the Commission's purpose and prioritize those projects and plans for design review by the Commission

Joining the Commission

BPAC's Recruitment Committee recruits potential commissioners, reviews applications, and brings recommendations to BPAC for approval and subsequent submission to the Mayor. BPAC recommendations are advisory only.

Applicants may be invited to an interview. If selected by the Mayor, appointments are subject to full Council approval.

Click here to explore openings on Oakland's BPAC.

Click here to learn more about the current commissioners.

Click here for an archive of Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (from 2008-2014 before BPAC became a commission), meeting agendas and minutes.

Contact Us


1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
City Hall, Hearing Room 4
Oakland, CA 94612

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Business Hours

Meetings are held third Thursday of the month, 6-8pm