October 2021 BPAC Agenda

Thursday, October 21, 2021; 6:00-8:00 pm
View and download the full agenda packet [6mb PDF].


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

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.


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.


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 September 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.
On 10/01/21 at approximately 9:56pm, a Black male pedestrian was struck and severely injured by an eastbound speeding driver on Bancroft Ave in the unmarked crosswalk at 85th Ave.
On 10/02/21 at approximately 3:34pm, an adult male electric scooterist was struck and severely injured on the 8500 block of International Blvd by an unknown driver who fled the scene.
6:305Martin Luther King Jr Shoreline Access Study (25 minutes)
Marquita Price, Director of Urban & Regional Planning at East Oakland Collective (EOC), will explain EOC’s focus on shoreline access by highlighting the new Power the People: MLK Jr. Shoreline Access Study, which aims to explore feasible clean mobility options that can
connect East Oakland residents to the MLK Jr. Shoreline.
6:5563-Year Paving Plan Update + Next Paving Plan (25 minutes)
Sarah Fine, Paving Program Manager, will present an update on the status of the 2019 3-Year Paving Plan and provide an overview of the proposed 2022 5-Year Paving Plan (5YP). Additional information about the proposed 2022 5YP, including a draft map of streets, is on that webpage.
7:207BPAC 2022 Commissioners Recommendation (20 minutes)
The Recruitment Committee will report back with recommendations from its review of applications of people seeking to be appointed to the BPAC for 2022-2024 terms. The Committee is recommending Phoenix Mangrum (reappointment), Alex Frank, and Nick Whipps. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council.
7:408Committee 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.
7:509Three-month agenda look-ahead (below), suggestions for meeting topics, announcements (below) (10 minutes)

Three-month agenda look-ahead


  • Safe Routes to School
  • Ney Ave Safety Project
  • Slow Streets Post Pandemic (tentative)


  • 14th Street Safety Project (tentative)
  • Annual Strategic Planning Projects (tentative)
  • Open Forum Committee Report (tentative)
  • BPAC Chair Report to Public Works Committee


  • BPAC officer elections
  • Annual Major Development Projects (tentative)


  • Traffic Fatalities – 2021 Calendar Year to Date:
    As of September 23, there have been 19 confirmed traffic fatalities in 2021, 6 of which involved a pedestrian, and none has involved a bicyclist. Staff is currently working on four Rapid Responses—one in response to a motorist fatality on Frontage Road, one in response to a pedestrian fatality at MacArthur and Chetwood, one in response to a pedestrian fatality at Park and East 38th, and one in response to a severe pedestrian injury at 10th and Harrison.
  • San Francisco Bay Ferry – Lower Fares and More Service:
    San Francisco Bay Ferry, a service of the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), is excited to announce lower fares and more service with the same great amenities. Enjoy a beautiful ride across the Bay with refreshments from the snack bar, free wifi on board, and a comfortable seat. SF Bay Ferry has lowered all fares. Use your Clipper Card and save up to 30%. Ride the Ferry from Oakland to San Francisco in 25 minutes or from Alameda Seaplane to San Francisco in 20 minutes. Visit sanfranciscobayferry.com for more information:
  • Universal Basic Mobility Pilot:
    OakDOT is promoting and distributing up to 500 “Mobility Wallets” loaded with $300 through this Pilot. The Mobility Wallets are restricted prepaid debit cards that can be used solely to purchase trips or passes on transit and shared mobility, including carshare, bikeshare, and e-scooters. Individuals qualify to receive a Mobility Wallet if they: 1) live and/or work in East Oakland and 2) take a survey saying how they travel and select demographic information. To invite survey applications, staff have engaged East Oaklanders through mailers, tabling at community events, libraries, and transit centers, and community-based organizations’ programs and newsletters. More information about the program and a link to the survey is available here.

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