January 2023 BPAC Agenda

Thursday, January 19, 2023; 6:00-8:00 pm
Teleconference
View and download the full agenda packet [4.6mb PDF].

Commissioners

Andrew Campbell, Alexander Frank, Grey Gardner, Michael Lok, Phoenix Mangrum, David Ralston, Patricia Schader (Chair), Nicholas Whipps, Dianne Yee (Vice-Chair)

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 December 2022 BPAC minutes.
6:254Renewal of Resolution to Continue Teleconference Meetings (5 minutes)
The Commission will consider renewing a resolution determining that conducting in-person meetings of the Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission and its committees would present imminent risks to attendees’ health, and electing to continue conducting meetings using teleconferencing in accordance with California Government Code Section 54953(e), a provision of Assembly Bill 361 (AB-361).
6:305Recent Bicyclist- and Pedestrian-Related Crashes (5 minutes)
Chair Schader will lead the commission in a discussion of recent fatal and other high-profile traffic crashes in Oakland involving bicyclists and pedestrians.
• On Saturday, 12/24/22 at 11:16pm, a pedestrian was killed in a crash with a motor vehicle. It occurred on the 2100 block of San Pablo Ave. The pedestrian was a 35-year old male Oakland resident who died on the scene. The preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was struck in the roadway by a driver who fled the scene.
6:3562022 Chair’s Report (15 minutes)
BPAC Chair Patricia Schader will present the draft 2022 BPAC Chair’s Report for the BPAC’s review and approval to the Oakland City Council.
6:507Nominations & Elections for BPAC Chair and Vice Chair (10 minutes)
Staff will facilitate nominations and elections for 2023 BPAC Officers, following the process described in BPAC’s By-Laws.
7:008Committee Overviews, Report Backs, and New Assignments (25 minutes)
Committees of the BPAC will provide brief overviews and updates to the Commission. All commissioners will be given the opportunity to volunteer for, switch, or remove themselves from the Commission’s committees and liaison positions. A list of active committees is included in the agenda packet and on the BPAC webpage.
7:259Three-month agenda look-ahead (below), suggestions for meeting topics, announcements (below) (35 minutes)

Three-month agenda look-ahead

February

  • Pedestrian Push Buttons (tentative)
  • Annual Paving Plan Update (tentative)
  • Slow Streets Update (tentative)
  • IKE Smart City Kiosk contract and the development of a Coordinated Street Furniture Program (tentative)

March

  • Bike to Wherever/Work Day Planning (tentative)
  • Annual BPAC Strategic Planning
  • Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 Recommended Projects and Updates
  • Annual Major Development Projects (tentative)
  • DOT Organizational Update (tentative)
  • Meeting with the Mayor (tentative)
  • Commissioner Expectations

April

  • Transportation Advisor to the Mayor (tentative)
  • BART Projects (tentative)

Announcements

  • BPAC Agenda Sign-Up List:
    Sign up to receive these BPAC agendas by email.
  • Completed Installation of Pedestrian Crossing Medians on Bancroft Ave at 61st and 62nd Avenues:
    City crews installed paint-and-post pedestrian crossing medians at these two intersections in late December. The project was done in response to three pedestrian fatalities on Bancroft Ave near 61st and 62nd Avenues between 2020 and 2022.
  • Completed Installation of Pedestrian Crossing Enhancements at 7th/Filbert Streets:
    In early December, the east and westbound approaches to the existing crosswalk across 7th St were reduced to two lanes from three in each direction, using signs, delineators, and thermoplastic striping. In late December, Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) were installed to provide warning lights upon activation by push button.

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