June 2021 Infrastructure Committee Meeting

The BPAC Infrastructure Committee will be meeting on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm 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 pm10 minsIntroductionsAll
23:4040 minsACTC Rapid Response Projects follow-up discussionJason Patton
34:2010 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)
  • Patricia Schader (BPAC commissioner, Committee member)
  • Reginald Burnette Jr (BPAC commissioner, Committee member)
  • Brendan Pittman (Committee member)
  • Midori Tabata (Committee member)
  • Jason Patton (Oakland DOT, ACTC Rapid Response Projects item)
  • Jason Cook (Oakland DOT, ACTC Rapid Response Projects 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
  • ACTC = Alameda County Transportation Commission, a county transportation agency
  • MTC = Metropolitan Transportation Commission, a regional transportation agency representing the 9 Bay Area counties
  • DOT = Department of Transportation
  • TDA3 = Transportation Development Act article 3, a local funding source for bike/walk projects
  • EBRPD = East Bay Regional Parks District
  • ATP = Active Transportation Program, a state funding source for bike/walk projects

Future agenda item requests:

Next meeting is on Thursday, August 5th, 2021.

  • New requests:
    • Access to MLK regional park – 66th Ave
    • OakDOT planning – Connecting deep East Oakland to MLK shoreline
    • EBRPD – Fruitvale Bridge crossing Bay Trail project (Measure DD)
    • Pedestrian overpass at Jones Ave
    • Update on stairs & paths program – funded by TDA3 
    • Posey Tube exit at 7th Street is a dangerous bike/walk crossing. This intersection was a former TDA3 project, but now abandoned.
  • Existing, pending items:
    • 14th Street ATP protected bikeway project
    • Franklin Street paving and cycletrack project
    • Lakeside Family Streets protected intersection project at Lakeside/Harrison

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