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February 25, 2010

Bicycle Advisory Committee - February 25, 2010


Regular Meeting

Thursday, February 25, 2010

6:30 p.m.

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place (Polk Street), Room 408


1. Roll Call

2. Announcements & Acknowledgments

3. Approve Minutes - January 28, 2010 Meeting

4. Public Comment: (Discussion Item)
The public may address the Committee on any matter within the jurisdiction of the Committee.
This should not relate to any item on this agenda since the Committee will take public comment after it discusses and/or before voting on each agenda item. The Committee requests that each person limit him/herself to three minutes.

5. Chairman's Report (Information)
- Committee Member Business –
Continued opening in District 6
- Monthly Activities – Bike rental reform discussion on 2/17; bikes on Metro (esp. 3rd Street); presentation to MTA Board; dooring segment from Presidio safety video, ‘Sharing the Road with Cyclists’.

6. Committee Member Reports (Information)

7. MTA Bicycle Program Report – See MTA Bicycle Program Report to the BAC for February 2010 ( .

8. Task Force Reports

a. Golden Gate Park Susan King, District 5

b. Bicycle Report Card Task Force – Elect New Chair
Development and approval of the metrics and reporting of bicycling growth

c. BART Task Force - Mariana Parreiras (off-month)

d. Shared Mode Working Group – Proposal for PSAC, SFBC, BAC, WalkSF, SAN, MDC, SFPD, DPH development of joint resolution: Cooperative Use of Streets and Sidewalks.

9. MTA Locker Management – Current policy on bike locker management by the MTA, especially 5th and Mission Garage
Action: Presentation and Discussion
Sponsor: Susan King and Brandon Fine

10. SFPD/SFBC/BAC Bicycle Safety Enforcement Effort – The Traffic Division has been working with bicycle groups in a planned education/encouragement/enforcement program to be initiated in February.
Action: Discussion
Sponsor: Bert Hill

11. Proposal for Bicycle Retailers to Distribute Safety Information – Outline of a plan to improve safety, and a meeting to engage key participants.
Action: Discussion
Sponsor: Ariella Hyman and Bert Hill

12. Adjournment


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