December 2021 Infrastructure Committee Meeting

The BPAC Infrastructure Committee will be meeting on Thursday, December 2, 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: 968 8831 0205 Passcode: 526233

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

ItemTimeTopicPresenter
13:30 pm15 minsIntroductions and previous agenda item updates (notes below)All
23:4515 minsFuture agenda item and meeting date requests (notes below)All
34:0030 minsOakland CityRacks Bicycle Parking ProgramPierre Gerard
44:3030 minsSideshow Prevention Pilot ProjectJoe Wang
55:0030 minsLeading Pedestrian Interval (LPI) Downtown ProjectDean Hsiao

BPAC and OakDOT staff in attendance:

This meeting was held virtually via Zoom. Additional attendees, not committee members nor staff, also participated but are not noted here.

  • Dianne Yee (BPAC commissioner, Committee co-chair)
  • Robert Prinz (Committee co-chair)
  • Patricia Schader (BPAC commissioner, Committee member)
  • RB (Reginald Burnette Jr) (BPAC commissioner, Committee member)
  • Brendan Pittman (Committee member)
  • Midori Tabata (Committee member)

  • Jason Patton (Oakland DOT)
  • Jennifer Stanley (Oakland DOT)
  • Noel Pond-Danchik (Oakland DOT)
  • Pierre Gerard (Oakland DOT, CityRacks item)
  • Joe Wang (Oakland DOT, Sideshow item)
  • Mandana Ashti (Oakland DOT, Sideshow item)
  • Brian Sukkar (Oakland DOT, Sideshow item)
  • Megan Wier (Oakland DOT, Sideshow item)
  • Dean Hsiao (Oakland DOT, Pedestrian Signals 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
  • DOT = Oakland Department of Transportation
  • 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
  • LPI = “Leading pedestrian interval” — a walk light is provided a few seconds in advance of the green light for cars

Item #1: Introductions and previous agenda item updates

  • Several HSIP projects reviewed previously are under construction or completed
  • Several ATP projects reviewed previously are at 100% design and awarded to contractors, construction to start 2022
  • March meeting open forum follow-up: Is the Neighborhood Bike Route (NBR) guide available?
    • Yes, linked in previous meeting notes (also here)
    • With the new 5-year paving plan, there is a big opportunity for coordination to implement NBR upgrades along with paving
    • Staff is interested in bringing back “next steps” to committee

Item #2: Future agenda item and meeting date requests

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