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June 24, 2010

Bicycle Advisory Committee - June 24, 2010


Regular Meeting


Thursday, June 24,2010

6:30 p.m.

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


1.     Roll Call

2.     Announcements &Acknowledgments


3.     Approve Minutes  - May 27 &June 14, 2010 Meetings

4.    Public Comment: (Discussion Item)
The public mayaddress the Committee on any matter within the jurisdiction of theCommittee.
  This should not relate to any item on this agenda sincethe Committee will take public comment after it discusses and/or beforevoting on each agenda item.  The Committee requests that each personlimit him/herself to three minutes.


5.     Chairman's Report(Information)
- Committee Member Business –
Continuedopenings in Districts 6 & 8
- Monthly Activities

6.     Committee Member Reports(Information)


7.    MTA Bicycle Program Report – See MTA Bicycle Program Report to theBAC for June 2010 (


8.    Task Force Reports

a.     GoldenGate Park – Susan King, District 5

b.   Bicycle Report Card Task Force – No Report

c.     BART Task Force - MarianaParreiras (off-month – no report)

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

9.     SF Civil Grand Jury – “Sharing the Roadway: FromConfrontation to Conversation.” Recommended amendments to the SF BikePlan of 2009.  Deadline for comments to the Findings and Recommendationsto Superior Court – July 12. Final Report on Bike Plan Amendments byJanuary 1, 2011.  The Grand Jury Report with Findings andRecommendations can be reviewed at
Action: Discussion & Approval of Response Letter toSuperior Court
Sponsor: Bert Hill, Chair

10.  Adjournment



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