April 2023 BPAC Agenda

Thursday, April 20, 2023; 6:00-8:00 pm
In-person meeting at City Hall, Hearing Room 4, viewable online
View and download the full agenda packet [7.6mb PDF].


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


This is an in-person meeting. People participating in the meeting must attend in-person. People may be able to observe this meeting remotely. City of Oakland staff to the Commission are striving to provide the following options for people to observe BPAC meetings remotely.

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TimeItem #Topic
6:001Roll 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 February and March 2023 BPAC minutes.
6:254Recent Bicyclist- and Pedestrian-Related Crashes (10 minutes)
Commissioner Schader will lead the commission in a discussion of recent fatal and other high-profile traffic crashes in Oakland involving bicyclists and pedestrians.
• On Thursday, 3/23/23 at 7:36 PM, a 79-year-old male pedestrian crossing the street was severely injured by a driver traveling westbound at the 3500 block of MacArthur Blvd west of Magee Ave.
6:355California State Assembly Bill 645 (Friedman and Ting): Speed Safety System Pilot Program (15 minutes)
OakDOT Policy & Intergovernmental Affairs Senior Advisor, Tony Dang will present on AB 645 and request a motion of support for the bill.
6:506Major Development Projects Update (25 minutes)
Christopher Tan, Planner IV in the Bureau of Planning, will present major project highlights for 2023, including the Town Tower, Howard Terminal Waterfront Ballpark District, 98th Ave and San Leandro St Planned Urban Development, Lake Merritt BART Transit-Oriented Development, and West Oakland BART housing development.
7:157Special Meeting Follow-Up (25 minutes)
BPAC Chair Dianne Yee will present the BPAC 2023 Strategic Plan for adoption, which the Commission revised from the 2022 Strategic Plan at the March 30, 2023 Special Meeting. The Commission will also finish discussion on the status of Committee meetings—whether the Infrastructure and Legislative Committees will begin to meet in-person.
7:508Three-month agenda look-ahead (below), suggestions for meeting topics, announcements (below) (10 minutes)

Three-month agenda look-ahead

May 25 Special Meeting (Rescheduled due to BTWD)

  • DOT Organizational Update (tentative)
  • Regional Trails Collaborative East Bay Greenway Update
  • Grand Avenue Repaving Project


  • Bike to Work Day Report-Back (tentative)
  • Annual Strategic Planning Projects
  • Chinatown CalTrans Transportation Grant (tentative)
  • Estuary Bridge (tentative)


  • BPAC Commissioner Outreach
  • BART Projects


  • BPAC Agenda Sign-Up List:
    Sign up to receive these BPAC agendas by email.
  • May 2023 BPAC Special Meeting:
    The May 18, 2023 BPAC meeting is canceled and rescheduled as a Special Meeting on May 25, 6–8pm, at City Hall, Hearing Room 4.
  • Bike to Work Day 2023:
    This year’s Bike to Work Day celebrations in Oakland on Thursday, May 18, will include programming in partnership with Bike East Bay, The Crucible, and Oakland Central Business Improvement District; and bicycle rides with Councilmembers and Mayor Thao on BTWD and throughout the month of May.
  • City of Oakland Street Lights Luminous Intensity Web Map:
    This interactive web map shows the brightness of streetlights Citywide over the functional classification of Oakland’s streets.

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