Thursday, September 29, 2011

Safety Committee Meeting (October 4, 2011)

The next scheduled meeting for the DCBAC Safety, Education, and Enforcement committee is Tuesday, October 4, 2011. We will meet at 6:30 at Teaism, 400 8th Street NW. Jameel Alsalam is the committee chair, his email is

The agenda will include:

1. Follow-up on bicyclist enforcement problems/priorities after CM Mendelson letter transmitted a letter to Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Lanier as a result of the enforcement hearing held earlier this year.  Discussion about the coming November meeting before the Committee on the Judiciary. 

2. Funding of bike safety and education programs in the District, possibly in the context of changes to the federal transportation bill.

3. What connections are needed with MPD to address enforcement issues as they arise?

4. Any DCBAC role related to regular safety / education events such as Bike to Work Day,  Street Smart Campaign, etc?

5. Your ideas!

Meetings are open to the public but space is limited.