August 2023 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Meeting

This meeting of the Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) was held on August 17, 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: 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: 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:



Meeting recording of August 2023 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Meeting on August 17, 2023



  1. Recent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Severe and Fatal Traffic Crashes

    Commissioner Schader ( will lead the Commission in a discussion of recent fatal and other high-profile traffic crashes in Oakland involving bicyclists and pedestrians.

  2. BART Bicycle Programs and Projects

    Heath Maddox, Manager of Bicycle and Micromobility Access Programs at BART, will give an overview and update on relevant BART customer access efforts in Oakland.

  3. Oakland E-Bike Lending Pilot Program

    OakDOT Transportation Planners Kerby Olsen ( and Michael Randolph ( will provide an update on the Oakland Electric Bike Lending Pilot Program ( This project will provide communities with access to affordable medium and long-term rentals with approximately 136 e-bikes, cargo bikes, and adaptive bikes at launch, while supporting community-run bike shops to perform maintenance and educate users. This five-year project is funded by $1,000,000, grant from the Clean Mobility Options Voucher (CMO) program ( Staff has also applied for an additional $500,000 from the CMO Voucher program, to help support operations of the program.

  4. Bike Plan Update

    Bicycle and Pedestrian Program staff, Patrick Phelan ( and Pierre Gerard (, will summarize progress implementing the projects and programs in “Let’s Bike Oakland,” the citywide bike plan adopted in July 2019 (

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

Date and Time

Thursday, August 17, 2023
6:00pm to 8:00pm


Pierre Gerard

Posted: August 10, 2023 12:00am

Last Updated: October 5, 2023 3:20pm

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