2021-2023 BPAC Commissioner Appointment Recommendations

At the October 15, 2020 BPAC meeting, the 2021 Recruitment Committee reported back with recommendations from its review of applications of people seeking to be appointed to the BPAC. The committee is recommending Michael Lok, David Ralston, and Jeremiah Maller (alternate) be appointed for the 2021-2023 term. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council.

View the list of applicants and the statements from the recommended candidates below.

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October 2020 BPAC Agenda

Thursday, October 15, 2020; 6:00-8:00 pm, online and by phone.

Agenda topics include:

  • BPAC Commissioner Appointment Recommendations
  • Shared Mobility Accessibility Study
  • San Leandro Creek Urban Greenway
  • Bicyclist/Pedestrian & Police Relations Committee Report Back
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Oakland Inner Harbor Pipeline Crossing – Traffic Control Plan

At the October 01, 2020 Infrastructure Committee meeting, Raffi Moughamian, Associate Civil Engineer gave a presentation on the traffic control plan for East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)’s Oakland Inner Harbor Pipeline Crossing.

  • EBMUD is replacing a 1940s pipeline in the Oakland-Alameda estuary and on surrounding streets in Oakland and Alameda. The pipeline is currently seismically unsound.
  • Construction cost is $28M.
  • Oakland streets affected: Madison (8th to 4th Streets), Jackson (5th to 4th), 4th St (Jackson to Fallon), Fallon St (4th to end)

Notes from the presentation, discussion, and the presentation are below.

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Citywide Active Transportation Enhancement Project

At the October 01, 2020 Infrastructure Committee meeting, David Pene and Jason Cook gave a presentation on OakDOT’s Active Transportation Enhancement Project.

  • Objectives
    • Add physical separation to existing curbside buffered bike lanes with known issues.
    • Provide safer pedestrian access to key locations.
    • Implement the toolkit that was developed as part of the Curbside Class IV Bikeway Analysis and evaluate the effectiveness of these tools.

The full presentation, notes, and discussion are below.

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