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May 27, 2010

Bicycle Advisory Committee - May 27, 2010


Regular Meeting


Thursday, May 27, 2010

6:30 p.m.

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


1.   Roll Call

2.   Announcements & Acknowledgments


3.   Approve Minutes - April 22, 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 to Work Day, Senior Action Network Meeting

6.   Committee Member Reports (Information)


7.   MTA Bicycle Program ReportSee MTA Bicycle Program Report to the BAC for May 2010 (


8.   Task Force Reports

a.   Golden Gate ParkSusan King, District 5

b.   Bicycle Report Card Task Force – No Report

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

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

9.   SF Civil Grand Jury “Sharing the Roadway: From Confrontation to Conversation.” Recommended amendments to the SF Bike Plan of 2009.  Deadline for comments to the Findings and Recommendations to Superior Court – July 12. Final Report on Bike Plan Amendments by January 1, 2011.  The Grand Jury Report with Findings and Recommendations can be reviewed at
Action: Discussion

Sponsor: Bert Hill, Chair

10.         Adjournment



Room 408 of City Hall is wheelchair accessible.  The closest accessible BART Station is Civic Center, three blocks from City Hall. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: #47 Van Ness, and the #71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line to Market and Van Ness and the Metro stations at Van Ness and Market and at Civic Center. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call 923-6142. There is accessible parking in the vicinity of City Hall at Civic Center Plaza and adjacent to Davies Hall and the War Memorial Complex.

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