Monday, March 30, 2020

BAC April 2020 remote meeting

The meeting is occurring electronically at 6 p.m. on April 1 in accordance with Office of Open Government guidance.

If you have previously attended a BAC meeting, please check your inbox for login instructions, included in the agenda email sent on March 30. The BAC will provide login information to the public upon request. Prior to and during the meeting, please contact dcbicyclecouncil@gmail.com for immediate access to join the meeting.

Bicycle Advisory Council
4/1/20 Remote Meeting Agenda
6 p.m.

1. Call to order; introductions

2. Committee updates

3. Discussion of safe bicycling during COVID-19

4. Adjournment

Thursday, March 26, 2020

BAC remote meeting April 1

The BAC is meeting electronically at 6 p.m. on April 1 in accordance with Office of Open Government guidance. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda and attendance instructions to follow.

Monday, March 2, 2020

BAC March 2020 meeting

The BAC meets on March 4 at 6 p.m. at 441 4th St NW, room 1112.

Bicycle Advisory Council
3/4/20 Meeting Agenda

1. Call to order; introductions

2. MPD Vision Zero update

3. Vision Zero Task Force update

4. DDOT update

5. Updates from other agencies

6. Committee updates
• Facilities Committee
• Safety, Education, and Enforcement Committee
• Legislative Committee

7. Discussion of Vision Zero next steps

8. Approval of January minutes

9. Adjournment

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BAC meetings are open to the public. ID is required to enter the building. Once through security, take elevators on the right-hand side to the 11th floor.

Monday, February 3, 2020

February 2020 committee meetings

BAC committees are meeting as follows:

Legislative Committee Meeting
Tues., Feb. 4
5:30 p.m.
Northeast Library
Lower level conference room
330 7th St NE

Facilities Committee Meeting
Mon., Feb. 10
6 p.m.
West End Library
Conference room
2301 L St NW

Safety, Education and Enforcement Committee Meeting
Thurs., Feb. 20
6 p.m.
West End Library
Conference room
2301 L St NW

BAC committee meetings are open to the public.

Save the date for the next full BAC meeting on March 4 at 6 p.m. at 441 4th St NW.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

BAC January 2020 meeting

The BAC meets on Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. at 441 4th St NW, room 1112.

Bicycle Advisory Council
1/8/20 Meeting Agenda

1. Call to order; introductions

2. MPD update

3. DDOT update

4. DPW update

5. Updates from other agencies

6. Discussion of BAC budget

7. Oversight hearing testimony
• 2020 priorities

8. Committee updates
• Facilities Committee
• Safety, Education, and Enforcement Committee
• Legislative Committee

9. Discussion and vote on the Eastern Downtown Cycletrack Project Completion Emergency Declaration Resolution

10. Approval of November minutes

11. Adjournment

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BAC meetings are open to the public. ID is required to enter the building. Once through security, take elevators on the right-hand side to the 11th floor.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

December 2019 Committee Meetings

BAC committees are meeting as follows:

Safety, Education and Enforcement Committee Meeting
Tues., Dec. 3
6 p.m.
West End Library
Conference room
2301 L St NW

Facilities Committee Meeting
Mon., Dec. 9
6 p.m.
West End Library
Conference room
2301 L St NW

Legislative Committee Meeting
Wed., Dec. 11
6 p.m.
Northeast Library
Lower level conference room
330 7th St NE

BAC committee meetings are open to the public.

Save the date for the next full BAC meeting on Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. at 441 4th St NW.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Rolling forward: D.C. bicycling report for October 2019

Highlights of BAC accomplishments in October:

The BAC sat down to work first thing into the month. The Safety, Education and Enforcement and Legislative Committees held a joint meeting on Oct. 2 to develop testimony about the Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act of 2019.


Chair Rachel Maisler, Secretary-Treasurer Jeff Johnson, and immediate past chair David Cranor testified at the bill’s Oct. 24 hearing. Official written testimony will be transmitted in early November and posted under separate cover.

The Facilities Committee held an on-bike “rolling” meeting to assess NoMa and Eckington intersections around North Capitol Street and New York Avenue.

Photo of Oct. 29 ride by Gregg Adams.
The BAC and the Pedestrian Advisory Council held an Oct. 28 joint meeting featuring a two-hour discussion with DDOT Director Jeff Marootian. Council members questioned the Director about Vision Zero and other policies and infrastructure projects.


Two new members joined the BAC in late October.

Anica Allen is the new member representing Councilmember Grosso.
Councilmember Gray, left, attended the oath of office ceremony for his new representative, Max Richman.

This month: November activities

The BAC meets on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at 441 4th St NW. The meeting agenda is here. BAC meetings are open to the public.

BAC committees have set plans to finish the year with December meetings. See the BAC calendar for details.

The next full BAC meeting is Jan. 8.

BAC November 2019 meeting

The BAC meets on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at 441 4th St NW, 11th floor.

Bicycle Advisory Council
11/6/19 Meeting Agenda

1. Call to order; introductions

2. MPD update

3. DPW hot spots for bike lane enforcement

4. DDOT update

5. Committee updates
• Facilities Committee
• Safety, Education, and Enforcement Committee
• Legislative Committee

6. Discussion and vote on the Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act of 2019 testimony

7. Discussion and vote on K Street NW Transitway bike lane alignment

8. Discussion and vote on the Electric Mobility Devices Amendment Act of 2019 testimony

9. Discussion and vote to recommend release of the D.C. Trauma Registry report

10. BAC-PAC joint meeting debrief

11. Administrative business
• Change next meeting date to Jan. 8
• Approve Sept. minutes

12. Adjournment

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BAC meetings are open to the public. ID is required to enter the building. Once through security, take elevators on the right-hand side to the 11th floor.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

October 2019 joint meeting with Pedestrian Advisory Council

The BAC is holding a joint meeting with the Pedestrian Advisory Council.

Joint Meeting of D.C. Bicycle Advisory Council and Pedestrian Advisory Council
Monday, October 28, 2019, 6 p.m.
441 4th St NW, Room 1107

1. Welcome and Introductions
Rachel Maisler, Bicycle Advisory Council Chair, and Eileen McCarthy, Pedestrian Advisory Council Co-Chair

2. Discussion with DDOT Director Jeff Marootian
• Director’s opening statement
• Responses to written questions
• Questions from BAC and PAC members
• Public comment and questions

3. Discussion with MPD representative

4. BAC closing remarks and adjournment

5. PAC discussion and vote on the Ignition Interlock Program Amendment Act of 2019 (B23-412)

6. PAC approval of September minutes

7. PAC adjournment

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BAC/PAC meetings are open to the public. ID is required to enter the building. Once through security, take elevators on the right-hand side to the 11th floor.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Rolling forward: D.C. bicycling report for summer 2019

Highlights of BAC summer accomplishments:

The Facilities Committee surveyed Pennsylvania Avenue SE around the Potomac Avenue Metro on Aug. 6.



The Legislative and Safety, Education, and Enforcement Committees held August sit-down meetings to prepare for upcoming public hearings.

A new member took office in the Ward 3 seat.

At its early September meeting, the BAC voted to co-sponsor Ward 8 community rides in conjunction with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association. BAC member Gregg Adams led the Sept. 20 ride, whose participants included a Greater Greater Washington editor who reported on the “harsh realities for people bicycling.” The BAC Facilities Committee rode in the area in June and reported its findings in the meeting minutes. See below for the date of this month’s Ward 8 community ride.

This month: October activities

The Legislative and Safety, Education, and Enforcement Committees are holding a joint meeting on Oct. 2 to prepare testimony for the bicycling-related bills that the Council Committee on Transportation & the Environment will hear in late October. The BAC committee meeting takes place at 6 p.m. in conference room 2 of the Shaw library, 1630 7th St NW.

Ward 8 Community Ride
Sun., Oct. 20
Details TBD. Contact Hannah Neagle at (202) 518-0524 ext 227 or Hannah.Neagle@waba.org.

Facilities Committee Rolling Meeting
Tues., Oct. 22 Rescheduled to Oct. 29
5 p.m.
REI
201 M St NE

Meet in front of REI for an on-bike meeting to assess West Virginia Avenue NE and other parts of Ivy City.

Joint Meeting with Pedestrian Advisory Council
Mon., Oct. 28
6 p.m.
One Judiciary Square
441 4th St NW, Room 1107

The BAC and PAC will hold a joint meeting with DDOT Director Jeff Marootian and other invited agency leaders.