August 2021 BPAC Agenda

Thursday, August 19, 2021; 6:00-8:00 pm
Teleconference
View and download the full agenda packet [700kb PDF].

Commissioners

Reginald K Burnette Jr, Andrew Campbell, Grey Gardner, Michael Lok, Phoenix Mangrum, David Ralston, Patricia Schader, Dianne Yee

Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 [PDF], all participants will join the meeting via phone/video conference and no teleconference locations are required.


PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

To join the meeting:

  • By video conference—please click on this link to download Zoom and open the meeting on a computer or smart phone at the noticed meeting time.
  • By phone—please dial at the noticed meeting time (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 (408) 638-0968 or +1 (669) 900-6833 or +1 (253) 215-8782 or +1 (346) 248-7799 or +1 (301) 715-8592 or +1 (312) 626-6799 or +1 (646) 876-9923
    Webinar ID: 983 1150 7451

To comment in the meeting:

  • In the Zoom video conference—click the “Raise Your Hand” button to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on an eligible agenda item. You will be permitted to speak during your turn, allowed to comment, and after the allotted time, re-muted. Instructions on how to “Raise Your Hand” are here.
  • By phone—please call on one of the above listed phone numbers. You will be prompted to “Raise Your Hand” by pressing *9 to speak when Public Comment is taken. You will be permitted to speak during your turn, allowed to comment, and after the allotted time, re-muted. Please unmute yourself by pressing *6.

If you have any questions, please email Noel Pond-Danchik, staff liaison to the commission.


AGENDA

TimeItem #Topic
6:001Teleconference Protocol/Roll Call/Determination of Quorum/Introductions (10 minutes)
6:102Open 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. 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 (311).
6:203Approval of meeting minutes (5 Minutes)
Seek motion to adopt the July 2021 BPAC minutes.
6:254Recent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Related Crashes (5 minutes)
Vice Chair Schader will lead the commission in a discussion of recent bicyclist and pedestrian related crashes in Oakland.
6:305Update on Paving Plan (25 minutes)
Sarah Fine, Paving Program Manager, will provide the regular BPAC update regarding the status of the 2019 3-Year Paving Plan.
6:556Mayor’s Office Presentation on I-980 Redevelopment Project (20 minutes)
Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Interagency Relations, will discuss the potential redevelopment project to remove/cap Interstate-980. The Mayor’s Office has completed a partnership study with the Urban Leaders Fellowship program to develop an equitable engagement strategy. The Mayor’s Office and the Oakland DOT plan to meet with Caltrans District 4 project managers to identify ways to align with the State DOT’s ‘Vision 980’ project which will develop right of way concepts and alternatives for Interstate-980. Finally, Warren will share details about the Mayor’s Office’s State and Federal advocacy for programming grant funds for the I-980 redevelopment and affordable housing.
7:157E-Scooter Locking Policy Change Proposal (15 minutes)
Kerby Olsen, OakDOT New Mobility Supervisor, will lead a discussion of proposed changes to E-scooter parking rules. He will be joined by representatives from shared E-scooter operators in Oakland.
7:408BPAC Strategic Planning Update (10 minutes)
BPAC Chair Andrew Campbell and BPAC Vice Chair Patricia Schader will lead a discussion about building relationships with city council members and with neighborhood councils (NCPCs). The August 2021 Neighborhood Council meeting information and BPAC Strategic Plan are included in this packet and a map of neighborhood council areas (i.e., police beats) is here.
7:409Committee Report-Back (10 minutes)
Committees of the BPAC will provide brief updates to the Commission. A list of active committees and report backs from committees are here.
7:5010Three-month agenda look-ahead (below), suggestions for meeting topics, announcements (below) (10 minutes)

Three-month agenda look-ahead

September

  • Slow Streets – Post-Pandemic Plan
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Library Shed Bike Activity Programming (tentative)

October

  • BPAC New Commissioner Recommendations (tentative)
  • 14th St Active Transportation Project (tentative)
  • Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce Recommendations to Move Some Traffic Enforcement Functions to OakDOT (tentative)

November

  • Annual Strategic Planning Projects (tentative)

Announcements

  • Bicyclist and Pedestrian Related Crashes:
    • On Monday, 6/28/21 at 10:16 pm, a 52-year-old Black female pedestrian was severely injured by a driver at Church St and Bancroft Ave. The pedestrian was crossing Church St and the driver was making a U-turn.
    • On Wednesday, 7/21/21 at 9:33 pm, a 28-year-old Black male pedestrian was severely injured by a driver at Grand Ave and Perkins Ave while crossing the street in the marked crosswalk.
  • Bicycle Facilities Web Map Update:
    The Oakland Department of Transportation (OakDOT) updated the bicycle facilities web map. Recent data as of June 30, 2021 on bikeways, network, signage, parking, and projects is available here.
  • E-Scooter Permits Approved:
    OakDOT approved 500 Lime E-scooters to launch on September 1st as a part of the dockless vehicle share program. OakDOT is working with Lime, SPIN, LINK, and VeoRide to issue final permits and resolve any other outstanding items from their interim operating permits.
  • Bike Oakland Newsletter:
    The 29th edition of the twice-annual Bike Oakland Newsletter is published´! The newsletter details the progress made implementing Oakland’s Bicycle Plan and is accessible in Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
  • Telegraph Ave/First Friday Parking Accommodations:
    City Council unanimously approved a contract between OakDOT and Ray’s Electric to build a protected bike lane on Telegraph Avenue from 20th Street to 29th Street. In partnership with KONO, OakDOT will continue to accommodate first Fridays by installing permanent no parking on the first Friday of each month.
  • AB43 Update:
    The Mayor and City Council endorsed Assembly Bill 43 (AB43), a bill that would allow some reductions in speed limits. AB43 is headed to Senate Appropriations on August 16th.

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