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December 2022 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Virtual Meeting

This meeting of the Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) was held on December 15, 2022 at 6:00pm



Meeting recording of December 2022 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Virtual Meeting on December 15, 2022



  1. Recent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Fatal Traffic Crashes

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

  2. 2022 BPAC Chair's Report

    BPAC Chair Patricia Schader ( will lead the commission in a discussion on developing the BPAC Chair’s Report to the Oakland City Council which will summarize the Commission’s work during 2022 and identify key policy issues.

  3. West Oakland Link & Bay Skyway: Update

    Gavin Lohry (, Project Manager for the Bay Area Toll Authority of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, will provide an overview of the Bay Skyway and the current projects that are under development and will provide an active transportation connection between San Francisco, Treasure Island, and the East Bay. A more in-depth update will be provided on West Oakland Link section of the Bay Skyway which will provide a safe connection for bicyclists and pedestrians to travel between West Oakland, the Port of Oakland, and the Bay Bridge Trail. The West Oakland Link is currently finishing environmental review and plans on beginning detailed design (PS&E) in early 2023.

  4. Policy Amendments to the City of Oakland’s Fire Code

    Commissioner Alex Frank ( will facilitate a discussion on a series of policy recommendations that aim to balance safe street designs with fire safety for Oakland residents. The discussion will include a summary of the City's Fire Code Appendix D (minimum clear lane requirements), its relationship to roadway design, and bicyclist, pedestrian, and motorist safety.

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.

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Date and Time

Thursday, December 15, 2022
6:00pm to 8:00pm


Pierre Gerard

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