Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Letter To DDOT Director Lott - Shepherd Branch Trail

Letter from the Bicycle Advisory Council recommending DDOT resume planning for the Shepherd Branch Trail.


Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

September 1st General Meeting

 The next meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Council will be September 1, 2021 at 6 p.m. DC BAC's general meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of odd-numbered months.

1. Welcome & Intros 
     a. Introduce Kees Bruggen, incoming Administrative Assistant
2. Agency updates
  • MPD 

  • DPW 

  • DDOT

  • Other agencies 

3. Committee reports
  • Legislative
  • SEE 
  • Facilities
4. Committee chair openings (Legislative and Safety, Education and Enforcement)
5. Discussion: Emergency Location Markers on bike trails
6. Discussion: Overpasses and bridges
7. Approval of July minutes
8. Good of the Order/Adjourn
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Sunday, August 22, 2021

October 2021 Committee Meetings

Tues., Oct 12
6 p.m.
Meeting ID: 988 0542 5250
Passcode: 784327

Agenda: TBD

Agenda: TBD

Tues., Oct 19
6 p.m.
Meeting ID: 990 0781 0246
Passcode: 697122

Agenda: TBD 

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Friday, August 6, 2021

"Rolling" BAC Facilities Meeting 8.28.2021

Come join the BAC Facilities Committee in Ward 5 for an in-person "rolling" meeting (on bikes) on Saturday morning, August 28. We will meet at Fort Lincoln Park, on the hill at the intersection of Fort Lincoln Dr NE & 31st Pl NE.

The following topics/projects will be covered during this ride:

•Lincoln Connector Trail

•Arboretum Bridge & Trail

•West Virginia Ave PBLs

•New York Ave Trail

•Bladensburg Streetscape project

Our route will start in Fort Lincoln; we'll ride through Langdon Park and head into Trinidad, ending near the Rhode Island Metro Station. We will be bicycling ~8 miles total, on roads both with and without bike lanes. We'll get to ride on the newly installed West Virginia Avenue protected bike lanes, discuss New York Ave and Bladensburg Rd project scopes (from the safety of adjacent streets), and finish our ride along the Metropolitan Branch Trail. There will be a couple DDOT staff and other community members on the ride with us to share updates on the projects listed above.

If you have any questions about this ride, please feel free to contact Parraize Butler - Ward 5 BAC rep. We're looking forward to seeing you! 

What: BAC Facilities Committee Meeting

When: August 28, 10:30am; duration: ~1.5-2 hours

Where: Fort Lincoln Park (meet at 31st Pl NE & Fort Lincoln Dr NE) (start) >> Rhode Island Metro Station (end)

Thursday, August 5, 2021

August Committee Meetings

August Committee Meetings 

Thurs., Aug 12, 2021
6 p.m.
Meeting ID: 978 5395 7820
Passcode: 764734

Agenda: TBD

Tues., Aug 17, 2021 
6 p.m.

Agenda: TBD

Satur., Aug 28, 2021
10:30 a.m. 
31st Pl NE & Fort Lincoln Dr NE, Washington, DC 20018, USA

Agenda: •Lincoln Connector Trail •Arboretum Bridge & Trail •West Virginia Ave PBLs •New York Ave Trail •Bladensburg Streetscape project

Our route will start in Fort Lincoln; we'll ride through Langdon Park and head into Trinidad, ending near the Rhode Island Metro Station. We will be bicycling ~8 miles total, on roads both with and without bike lanes. We'll get to ride on the newly installed West Virginia Avenue protected bike lanes, discuss New York Ave and Bladensburg Rd project scopes (from the safety of adjacent streets), and finish our ride along the Metropolitan Branch Trail. There will be a couple DDOT staff and other community members on the ride with us to share updates on the projects listed above.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

DC BAC July 2021 General Meeting

The next meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Council will be July 14, 2021 at 6 p.m.  DC BAC's general meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of odd-numbered months.

  • Welcome & Intro (10 min)

  • Agency Updates

    • MPD (5 min)

    • DPW (10 min)

    • DDOT (10 min)

    • Other agencies (5 min)

  • Committee Updates

    • Legislative (10 min)

    • Facilities (10 min)

    • Safety, Education & Enforcement (10 min)

    • Committee Assignments Conversation

  • Discussion: I-295 Pedestrian Bridge (15 min) 

  • Discussion: Warder Street NOI

  • Approval of May 2021 Meeting Minutes

  • Adjourn

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

June 2021 DCBAC Committee Meetings

June 2021 Committee Meetings

Facilities Committee Meeting

Tues., June 8
6 p.m.

Agenda: 

  1. the East Capitol Street Safety and Mobility Project (6-6:30p)
  2. the Protected Bike Lanes on 37th St, Tunlaw Rd, and New Mexico Ave NW, seen here in this map (6:30-7p).

 

The purpose of each of the two discussion items will be:

  • learn more about the projects (we will be joined by some DDOT staff that can explain the projects' goals a bit)
  • discuss concerns with the current conditions or proposed design
  • hatch a plan for addressing our concerns and/or support of the project (delegate a person to write a public comment, etc.)

 

Feel free to log in for some or all of the meeting. You may prepare for the meeting by safely​ riding/scoping some or all of the project areas & extents:

  1. East Capitol Street Safety and Mobility Project - East Capitol Street between ~B Street SE (near Benning Stoddert Rec Center) and Southern Ave SE (near East Capitol Urban Farm)
  2. Protected Bike Lanes
    1. 37th St NW (from Reservoir Rd NW to Tunlaw Rd NW
    2. Tunlaw Rd NW (from 37th St NW to 42nd St/New Mexico Ave NW)
    3. New Mexico Ave NW (from 42nd St/New Mexico Ave NW to Nebraska Ave NW)

Agenda: 

TBD

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

DC BAC May 2021 General Meeting

The next meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Council will be May 5, 2021 at 6 p.m.  DC BAC's general meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of odd-numbered months.

The agenda is as follows:
  • Welcome & Intro (10 min)
  • Agency Updates
    • MPD (5 min)
    • DPW (10 min)
    • DDOT (10 min)
    • Other agencies (5 min)
  • Vision Zero Update with Linda Bailey (15 minutes)
  • Committee Updates
    • Legislative (10 min)
    • Facilities (10 min)
    • Safety, Education & Enforcement (10 min)
  • Discussion: DCBAC Comment on MUTCD (15 min) 
  • Discussion: DCBAC Support of Proposals and Projects (15 min) 
    • Connecticut Avenue NW
    • Rock Creek Church Road
    • Piney Branch Road 
    • Beach Drive 
  • Approval of March 2021 Meeting Minutes
  • Adjourn 
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Monday, March 8, 2021

April 2021 Committee Meetings

Facilities Committee Meeting

Tues., April 13
6 p.m.

Agenda: 

Come to the meeting ready to share: 1) intersections of key concern for biker safety and why, 2) observations/experiences from riding the intersections and what could be improved to a) make you feel safer, b) make it easier to ride. We'll definitely discuss the intersections of 11th & Vermont St and Rhode Island Ave/Q St/11th St, but please also explore other intersections proposed for improvement.

Because our meeting is virtual and not a group ride: One possible approach to independently exploring the intersections is to ride along one or a few of the bike corridors listed below (this is a huge study area, so feel free to observe a handful of areas, and bring that deeper experience to the meeting).
  • Corridor 1: 15th street from Massachusetts to Florida AveIntersections: N & 15th, O & 15th, Church & 15th, Swann & 15th, and Chapin & 15th
  • Corridor 2: Florida Ave from 15th to VermontIntersections: 13th & Florida, Belmont & Florida, 10th/Barry & Florida
  • Corridor 3: 11th street from Q to LamontIntersections: Q & 11th/Rhode Island, Vermont & 11th, Clifton & 11th, Lamont & 11th
  • Corridor 4: Georgia Ave from Girard to ColumbiaIntersections: Gresham Pl & Georgia, Girard & Georgia, Columbia & Georgia
  • Corridor 5: Sherman from Columbia Rd to New Hampshire Ave, then New Hampshire to Rock Creek Church RdIntersections: Morton & Sherman, Newton & New Hampshire, Princeton & New Hampshire, Rock Creek Church & New Hampshire
  • Corridor 6: 14th Street from Park Rd to Spring RdIntersections: Meridian & 14th, Otis & 14th, Parkwood Pl & 14th, Perry & 14th

Agenda: 


Agenda: 
  • Discuss the latest developments in the investigation of the tragic crash that claimed a life
  • Discuss sending a letter about allowing cyclists to use the sidewalk in the commercial district where crashes have occurred
  • Discuss introducing safety education in schools as well as adults are educated about safe driving in addition to testing for drivers' licenses
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Monday, February 22, 2021

DC BAC March General Meeting

The next meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Council will be March 3, 2021 at 6 p.m.  DC BAC's general meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of odd-numbered months.

The agenda is as follows: 
  • Welcome & Intro (10 min)
  • BAC 2021 Priorities (5 min)
  • Agency Updates
    • MPD (5 min)
    • ANC 5B Commissioners (5 min)
    • OP (5 min)
    • DPW (10 min)
    • DDOT (10 min)
    • Other agencies (5 min)
  • Committee Updates
    • Legislative (10 min)
    • Facilities (10 min)
    • Safety, Education & Enforcement (15 min)
      • MoveDC discussion
  • Bicyclist Fatality Response (10 min)
  • Discussion: Transportation Response to the Public Health Emergency (15 min)
  • Approval of January Minutes
  • Adjourn
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Saturday, January 16, 2021

February Committee Meetings


Tues., Feb. 9
6 p.m.

Agenda: 
  • Introductions (5-10 mins)
  • Presentation: DDOT/Megan Kanagy on car free lanes (20 mins)
  • Discussion: car free lanes (20-25 mins)
  • Housekeeping: finalize 2021 meeting plan, firm up April meeting (10-15 mins)

Agenda: 
  • Introductions
  • moveDC Discussion
  • Ready2Play Discussion
  • ANC Letter Follow-Up

Agenda: 
  • Introductions
  • Councilmember Cheh's Roundtable on Transportation after the pandemic. Meeting notice is here.
  • Testimony at upcoming oversight hearings
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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

January 2021 General Meeting



The next meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Council will be January 13, 2020 at 6 p.m. Note that this meeting is on the second Wednesday instead of the normal first Wednesday.

Agenda

1. Call to order; roll call and introductions (5 min)

2. Agency updates (40 min)
  • MPD
  • DPW
  • DDOT
  • Other agencies 
3. Committee updates (45 min.)
  • Facilities Committee
  • Vision Zero / Safety, Education, and Enforcement Committee
  • Legislative Committee
4. Discussion: BAC Priorities for 2021 (20 min)

5. Update: BAC Administrative Topics (5 min.)

6. Approval of November minutes (5 min.)

7. Adjournment

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