March 2023 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Meeting

This meeting of the Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) was held on March 16, 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. This was the first in-person meeting of the BPAC since February 2020. 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: 983 1150 7451

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 March 2023 Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Meeting on March 16, 2023



  1. Recent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Fatal Traffic Crashes

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

  2. Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 Grant Application

    Julieth Ortiz (, Transportation Planner III in OakDOT’s Capital Finance Section, provided an overview of the Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 Program, followed by an update of existing TDA funded projects and a draft project list for fiscal year 2023-24. This year’s recommendation is to fund the design of two stairs and paths projects, including the Comstock stairs (#103) and stairs #206 (Trestle Glen). This item needs BPAC review for this TDA cycle. OakDOT is still ensuring that there is staff and contracting capacity to implement the proposed projects before committing to requesting funds this cycle.

  3. Bike to Work Day 2023 Planning

    Chris Hwang ( from Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) shared plans for and ways to get involved in Bike To Work Day 2023, Thursday May 18, 2023. This year's Oakland BTWD celebrations in Oakland will include programming in partnership with Bike East Bay, The Crucible, and Oakland Central Business Improvement District; and bicycle rides with Councilmembers and Mayor Thao on BTWD and throughout the month of May. For more information visit

  4. Paving Plan Update

    Sarah Fine (, Paving Program Manager, presented a final update on the 2019 3-Year Paving Plan and provided a status report on the adopted 2022 5-Year Paving Plan (5YP). Additional information about the 2022 5YP, including a map of streets and schedule, can be reviewed here:

Accessibility and interpretation requests

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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, March 16, 2023
6:00pm to 8:00pm


Pierre Gerard

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Posted: March 10, 2023 5:00pm

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