Friday, February 28, 2014

BAC Bimonthly General Meeting - March 5, 2014 (NEW LOCATION)

Dupont Circle via DCBAC
The next bimonthly BAC meeting is Wednesday, March 5, 2014 beginning at 6pm.

The meeting will be at a new location, the West End Library, 1101 24th Street NW. We will meet in the library's Small Conference Room.

We plan to discuss bike-related topics including the status of bicycle facilities completed or planned by District Department of Transportation, BAC committee reports as well as BAC plans for 2014.

Bicycle parking is but limited, please remember to bring your bike lock. The nearest Capital Bikeshare station is at 25th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW and the closest Metrorail station is Foggy Bottom-GWU.

As always, BAC meetings are open to the public and we encourage the sharing of your thoughts and questions. If you cannot attend the meeting, please leave use our comments section below or @DCBAC on twitter.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Safety, Education and Enforcement Committee (SEE) February meeting

The Safety, Education and Enforcement Committee (SEE) will reconvene at the Penn Quarter Teaism. SEE will meet at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 400 8th Street NW, Penn Quarter (Downstairs).

The agenda will include discussion on the next steps following Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) presentation at January 2014 BAC general meeting. SEE plans on inviting MPD to its April 2014 to address education and enforcement concerns from bicyclists.

The meeting will also discuss a report on the District Department of Transportation regarding the "safe accommodation" provision of the Bicycle Safety Amendment Act of 2013.

Lastly, SEE will discuss the new DDOT speed camera report issued 1/14.

Please support SEE and Andrea Adleman Chair, Safety, Education and Enforcement Committee and bring your ideas to the downstairs section of Teaism.

Monday, February 3, 2014

BAC - FAC Meeting - February 10, 2014

The DC Bicycle Advisory Council's Facilities Committee (BAC-FAC) will hold its February 'stationary' meeting.  The meeting will be held Monday, February 10, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm at The Bier Baron, 1523 22nd Street, NW (in the back room).

The agenda includes:
  1. Ongoing maintenance of bicycling infrastructure, particularly regarding the removal of snow, sand/grit and salt removal; 
  2. Review of the 2013 scorecard (bike lanes, connections, new projects, progress on existing projects, problem areas from the MoveDC plan; 
  3. The District Department of Transportation's bicycle infrastructure plans for 2014; and
  4. Potential BAC-FAC investigative rides for 2014.
The committee will also discuss issues brought to it by the public.

This meeting will also give the public an opportunity to discuss issues that should be addressed during the BAC/DDOT oversight hearing occurring in March.

Please contact Jeanie Osburn (, chair of this committee for more information or to add a topic to this list. There is a reservation in Ms. Osburn's name as well as under Bicycle Advisory Council. The nearest Bikeshare stations are near Dupont Circle. Metrorail is also accessible using the Dupont Circle station on the Red line.

Please feel free to pass this information on to anyone you think is interested in sharing their ideas about bicycling in the District.