April 2021 Infrastructure Committee Meeting

The BPAC Infrastructure Committee will be meeting on Thursday, April 1st, 2021, 3:30-5:30pm online and by phone.

  • To join by web, download Zoom and open the meeting here.
  • To join by phone, dial: +1 (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 965 2964 5674, Passcode: 837999

Click on the agenda topics to view the materials and notes.

ItemTimeTopicPresenter
13:30 pm15 minsIntroductionsAll
23:4530 minsWest Grand Avenue HOV/Bus lane extension Phase II projectCathy Chea and Hank Phan
34:1530 mins14th Avenue Phase 2 projectCharlie Ream
44:3530 minsHigh St paving projectCharlie Ream and Colin Piethe
55:1510 minsNeighborhood Bike Route Implementation GuideJason Patton and Jennifer Stanley
65:255 minsFuture agenda topic suggestionsAll

Links to background/project info:

BPAC and OakDOT staff in attendance:

  • Dianne Yee (BPAC commissioner, Committee co-chair)
  • Robert Prinz (Committee co-chair)
  • David Ralston (BPAC commissioner, Committee member)
  • Patricia Schader (BPAC commissioner, Committee member)
  • Reginald Burnette Jr (BPAC commissioner, Committee member)
  • Brendan Pittman (Committee member)
  • Midori Tabata (Committee member)
  • Cathy Chea (MTC, West Grand Ave item)
  • Hank Phan (Oakland DOT, W Grand Ave item)
  • Charlie Ream (Oakland DOT, 14th Ave Phase 2 item, High St paving item)
  • Colin Piethe (Oakland DOT, High St paving item)
  • Jason Patton (Oakland DOT, Neighborhood Bikeways Guide item)
  • Jennifer Stanley (Oakland DOT, Neighborhood Bikeways Guide item)

Acronyms:

  • BPAC = Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, a city-appointed volunteer group that meets monthly to discuss and advise staff on bike/walk projects, policy, and funding
  • MTC – Metropolitan Transportation Commission, a regional transportation agency representing the 9 Bay Area counties
  • DOT = Department of Transportation
  • CIP = Capital Improvement Program, a city plan for allocating budget resources to infrastructure and facilities
  • HSIP = Highway Safety Improvement Program, a federal funding source for traffic safety projects at high injury locations
  • ATP = Active Transportation Program, a state funding source for bike/walk projects
  • TDA3 = Transportation Development Act article 3, a local funding source for bike/walk projects

Future agenda suggestions:

Next meeting is on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021.

  • 14th St protected bikeway ATP project review
  • Franklin Street paving project cycletrack review
  • Lakeside Family Streets project follow up—Also follow up on remaining concerns about Lakeside Green Streets signals
  • Communications between Oakland DOT staff and the public
  • TDA3 project review (if it doesn’t go to the full BPAC)

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