Teleconference Protocol/Roll Call/Determination of Quorum/Introductions (10 minutes)
Open Forum / Public Comment (10 minutes) – Members of the public may comment on any issue within BPAC’s subject matter jurisdiction. Comments on a scheduled agenda item will be heard with that item. The BPAC’s Open Forum Committee tracks Open Forum issues raised by the public. (See tinyurl.com/Oakland-BPAC-OpenForumTracking.) The Committee reviews the public comments on a periodic basis to identify policy issues for discussion by the Commission. To request City services, please contact the City of Oakland Call Center; information at www.oaklandca.gov/services/oak311.
Approval of meeting minutes Attachment (5 minutes) – Seek motion to adopt the February 2022
BPAC Meeting minutes.
Renewal of Resolution to Continue Teleconference Meetings Attachment (5 minutes) – The Commission will consider renewing a resolution determining that conducting in-person meetings of the Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission and its committees would present imminent risks to attendees’ health, and electing to continue conducting meetings using teleconferencing in accordance with California Government Code Section 54953(e), a provision of Assembly Bill 361 (AB-361).
Recent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Fatal Traffic Crashes (5 minutes) – Vice Chair Schader (firstname.lastname@example.org) will lead the commission in a discussion of recent fatal and other high-profile traffic crashes in Oakland involving bicyclists and pedestrians.
2022 Bike to W(herever) Day Planning (10 minutes) – Chris Hwang (email@example.com), Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) Board President, will present on the May 20th, 2022 Bike to Wherever Day and ways to get involved. WOBO invites partners who can and are interested in sharing resources that help Oaklanders experience the city by bicycle to email firstname.lastname@example.org if they’d like to participate in programming or to sponsor the event. Please stay tuned for additional details, go to https://bayareabiketowork.com/ and follow @walkoakbikeoak on social media for announcements and how to get involved.
Parking Enforcement Update & Proposal to Add Parking Meters to Commercial Loading Zones Attachment (30 minutes) – City of Oakland Department of Transportation (OakDOT) Transportation Planner Quinn Wallace (Qwallace@oaklandca.gov) will provide an update on parking enforcement activities and policies at OakDOT in relation to bicycling and walking in the city. OakDOT New Mobility Supervisor Kerby Olsen (email@example.com), will seek support from the commission to add parking meters to commercial loading zones with the goal of reducing instances of commercial delivery drivers parking illegally in bike lanes and bus stops by making yellow loading zones more available to delivery drivers.
San Pablo Ave Corridor Plan Attachment (20 minutes) – Alameda County Transportation Commission planner Colin Dentel-Post (firstname.lastname@example.org) will present on the San Pablo Avenue Corridor Project. The project has completed a long-term visioning phase and has now embarked on a near-term implementation phase aiming to improve safety, transit efficiency, and placemaking along the corridor within 3-5 years. The proposed project concept in Oakland, Emeryville, and South Berkeley includes pedestrian safety enhancements, conversion of one traffic lane in each direction to a dedicated bus lane, and conversion of each curbside parking lane to a protected bike lane. The project concept will go to the Public Works Committee and City Council later this spring for action. For more information, see www.alamedactc.org/sanpablo
Committee Report Back Attachment (10 minutes) – Committees of the BPAC will provide brief updates to the Commission. A list of active committees is included in the agenda packet and at https://www.oaklandca.gov/resources/bicyclist-and-pedestrian-advisory-commission-bpac-committees-and-liaisons.
Three-month agenda look-ahead, suggestions for meeting topics, announcements Attachment (10 minutes)