BPAC 2022 Strategic Plan Update

At the April 21, 2022 BPAC meeting, BPAC Strategic Planning Taskforce member, Commissioner Campbell, presented the draft 2022 BPAC Strategic Plan for adoption.

An excerpt is below, followed by the full presentation and summary of discussion.

Purposes of the Strategic Plan

  • Focus BPAC members to discuss priorities and, hopefully, arrive at consensus
  • Communicate BPAC’s goals to community, council and city staff
  • Guide agenda development
  • Enable advocacy outside of BPAC meetings
  • Familiarize new BPAC members with the commission’s goals

Goals — Any Changes for 2022?

  • Goal 1: Be strong advocates for bicycle and pedestrian safety.
  • Goal 2: Be a conduit for information on bicycle and pedestrian projects.
  • Goal 3: Encourage equity driven investments and policies and advocate for the bicycle and pedestrian community.
  • Goal 4: Build relationships with policymakers and provide feedback on pedestrian and bicycle policy.

Presentation

Summary of discussion

  • Commissioner Whipps wants there to be more opportunities for community-based organizations to speak with the Commission, and for there to be more educational funding opportunities through the 2021 federal infrastructure bill.
  • The monitoring of project-specific bikeway installations in included in the Strategic Plan, and Commissioner Campbell wants to link the biannual Bike Oakland Newsletter to that monitoring.
  • The Commission adopted the 2022 BPAC Strategic Plan.
    The motion was made (Gardner), seconded (Whipps), and adopted by roll call vote with the following Commissioners voting in favor: Campbell, Frank, Gardner, Mangrum, Ralston, Schader, Whipps, and Yee.

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