The BAC held its bimonthly meeting on March 1. In addition to routine business, members heard an Office of Planning presentation about the current Comprehensive Plan amendment process.
BAC chair David Cranor testified at the annual performance oversight hearing on March 13. Cranor's testimony discussed BAC achievements and challenges in fiscal year 2016. The BAC also testified at the Metropolitan Police Department oversight hearing.
|BAC members Bob Summersgill and Jeff Johnson at the Vision Zero Summit|
This month: April activities
Florida Avenue NE Virtual Circle Multimodal Transportation Project Public Meeting
Tues., April 4
1200 First St NE
The BAC will attend this meeting as part of its ongoing work to help improve bicyclist and pedestrian travel through the virtual circle in NoMa.
Planning Committee Meeting
Wed., April 12
The Potter's House
1658 Columbia Rd NW
The committee will continue to analyze the D.C. Comprehensive Plan and identify ways it could better serve bicyclists. The Office of Planning is undertaking a Comprehensive Plan amendment process and is accepting proposed amendments from individuals and organizations now through May.
MPD Community Bike Ride
Sat., April 15
Riggs La Salle Recreation Center
501 Riggs Rd NE
(Meet on the Nicholson Street side)
Led by the Metropolitan Police Department, bicyclists will visit the communities of Lamond-Riggs, Manor Park, Brightwood Park, Petworth, Shaw, Logan Circle, Georgetown and the West End. Participants can join all or part of the ride. Scroll to the second page of the announcement for the route (cue sheet).
Ward 8 Vision Zero Workshop
Sat., April 15
1800 Good Hope Rd SE
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association continues its series of traffic safety workshops throughout D.C. This one will survey the intersection of MLK and Good Hope Road to examine ways to make it safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Legislative Committee Meeting
Wed., April 19
400 8th St NW
The committee will discuss the Vision Zero progress report, the Transportation Benefits Equity Amendment Act of 2017 (bill | Washington Post story) and other agenda items to be determined.
Facilities Committee Rolling Meeting
Sat., April 22
This "rolling" (on-bike) field meeting will survey the area of the Far Southeast III Livability Study. Meeting point and route TBD.
Ward 3 Vision Zero Workshop
Thurs., April 27
4450 Wisconsin Av NW
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association continues its series of traffic safety workshops throughout D.C. This one will survey the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Albermarle Street to examine ways to make it safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Please check back for the date of our Safety Committee meeting.
As always, we look forward to National Bike Month in May. Mark your calendar for our May 3 general meeting and Bike to Work Day on May 19. Register to claim your free t-shirt and be counted as a bike commuter.