Friday, July 6, 2018

Rolling forward: D.C. bicycling report for June 2018

Highlights of BAC accomplishments in June:

The BAC committees held meetings in June.
Legislative Committee chair John Serrao and BAC chair David Cranor discuss committee business at the June 13 meeting
DDOT’s Mike Goodno and Facilities Committee chair Susan Balding debrief after the June 23 field ride in the 20th/21st/22nd St. NW protected bike lanes project area
The Safety, Education and Enforcement Committee held a June 25 meeting with a representative of the Department of For-Hire Vehicles. Members discussed ways to increase bicyclist safety in relation to drivers of taxis and ride-hailing cars.

Additionally, members attended Vision Zero assessments of high-crash intersections.
At the intersection of 13th and Kenyon Streets NW in Columbia Heights, BAC chair David Cranor, right, gives input to DDOT staff
BAC member Rachel Maisler spoke to DDOT Director Jeff Marootian at the Vision Zero visit to Mt. Vernon Square
Ward 2 member David Alexander was reappointed to the BAC. Council chair Phil Mendelson administered the oath of office on June 28.
This month: July activities

The BAC meets on July 11 at 6 p.m. at 441 4th St NW. Here is the agenda.

BAC July 2018 meeting

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

Bicycle Advisory Council
7/11/18 Meeting Agenda

1. Call to order; introductions

2. Public comment

3. Lime presentation on dockless bicycles and scooters – Jason Starr, Lime D.C. general manager, and Maggie Gendron, business development and government relations director

4. MPD report

5. DDOT report

6. DMV letter to drivers about bicyclist safety

7. Legislative Committee report
• Discussion and possible vote on BAC recommendations regarding bicycle regulations, legal definitions, and classifications

8. Safety, Education and Enforcement Committee report

9. Facilities Committee report

10. Approval of May minutes

11. Adjournment


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.