April 2023 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Meeting

This meeting of the Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) was held on April 20, 2023 at 6:00pm


How to Participate in this Public Meeting:

  • Enter City Hall at the entrance on 14th Street.
  • After receiving a security check, proceed to the stairs farthest from the 14th Street entrance, on the left.
  • Hearing Room 4 is located on the 2nd floor of City Hall on the side of the building farthest from 14th Street. There will be a sign-in sheet and paper agenda packets for participants.

People may be able to observe this meeting remotely. City of Oakland staff to the Commission are striving to provide the following options for people to observe BPAC meetings remotely.

  • To view the meeting by video, click on this link to download Zoom and open the meeting on a computer or smart phone: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83186858264 at the noticed meeting time.
  • To listen to the meeting by phone, dial at the noticed meeting time (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 444 9171 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 253 205 0468 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 719 359 4580. International numbers available: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kdL53fOc3B Webinar ID: 831 8685 8264

Remote participation including public comment via teleconferencing is not available at this time. Hybrid meetings may commence once the City of Oakland has established meeting procedures and allocated resources for simultaneously supporting in-person and remote participation. All Commission meetings will include procedures to comply with the open meeting requirements of the City’s Sunshine Ordinance and the State’s Brown Act.

Public Survey on Return to In-Person Meetings: A survey has been created to gather feedback from the public regarding board and commission meetings in the City of Oakland: https://us.openforms.com/Form/d98a20d5-72e7-4d23-8fc3-be13f6cd32bb.



Meeting recording of April 2023 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Meeting on April 20, 2023



  1. Recent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Severe and Fatal Traffic Crashes

    Commissioner Schader (patricias.oakland@gmail.com) led the Commission in a discussion of recent fatal and other high-profile traffic crashes in Oakland involving bicyclists and pedestrians.

  2. California State Assembly Bill 645 (Friedman and Ting): Speed Safety System Pilot Program

    OakDOT Policy & Intergovernmental Affairs Senior Advisor, Tony Dang (tdang@oaklandca.gov) presented on A.B. 645 and request a motion of support for the bill.

  3. Major Development Projects Update

    Christopher Tan (ctan@oaklandca.gov), Planner IV in the Bureau of Planning, presented major project highlights for 2023, including the Town Tower, Howard Terminal Waterfront Ballpark District, 98th Ave and San Leandro St Planned Urban Development, Lake Merritt BART Transit-Oriented Development, and West Oakland BART housing development.

  4. Special Meeting Follow-Up

    BPAC Chair Dianne Yee presented the BPAC 2023 Strategic Plan for adoption, which the Commission revised from the 2022 Strategic Plan at the March 30, 2023 Special Meeting. The commission continued discussion on the status of Committee meetings—whether the Infrastructure and Legislative Committees will begin to meet in-person.

Accessibility and interpretation requests

Contact us to request disability-related accommodations, American Sign Language (ASL), Mandarin, Spanish or another language interpreter at least five (5) business days before the event.

All meetings held in-person are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products as a courtesy to attendees with chemical sensitivities.

To make a request contact pgerard@oaklandca.gov

Date and Time

Thursday, April 20, 2023
6:00pm to 8:00pm


Pierre Gerard

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Posted: April 12, 2023 4:00pm

Last Updated: July 22, 2023 12:20am

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