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Wednesday, May 16th, 2001, 6:30pm
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place (Polk Street), Room 408
If you have questions or comments about this agenda, or want more information about the SFBAC, please contact our Correspondence Secretary, Jean Diva via email at or voicemail at (415) 430-2160 x 6531.Archives of SF BAC discussions are available at
We urge you to bicycle, walk, or use transit to get to this meeting. BAC members and the public may park in the City Hall Employees’ Bicycle Room AFTER obtaining an entrance code in advance. Members of the public wanting access to the bicycle room for BAC meetings contact Tom Adams (415) 554-6074. He will supply a code and explain the policies for use of the room. Enter the Grove Street City Hall entrance. The Bicycle Room (#333) is down the hall to the left, through the second door on the right. You cannot enter the City Hall secure bicycle parking area without an access code.

1.          Assign/modify time slots for agenda items [3 min] **
2.          Review and approval of minutes [3 min] **
3.          Administrative business and announcements [5 min] **
4.          Reports or updates from members on non-agenda items [5 min] **
5.          Public comment on non-agenda items [3 min]
6.          Resolution/letter regarding DPT’s proposal for integrating its department with MUNI - Em [5min] **
7.          Presentation by Michelle Meeker, neurosurgery nurse, on research pertaining to bicyclists [20 min]**
8.           Resolution in response to the DPT Commission’s recommendation to redefine sidewalk parking [5min] **
9.5 Working Comm. hold-overs:
** Resolution/letter in support of a "Bike Angel" memorial for Chris Robertson on the new 4th Street bike lane - JD [5min] **
** Update on and letter of support for Supervisor Leno’s ordinance requiring bike parking in new buildings that do not provide auto parking -Jim [3 min] **
** Proposal to change CEQA transportation impact standards of significance for automobile transportation impacts, so LOS F will not be considered a "significant impact" if the change is caused by ped/bike/transit improvements - Greg [10 min] **
**           Update on bike issues with the SF Unified School District- Casey [5 min] **
10.          Resolution to urge the Board of Supervisors and the Transportation Authority to include the entire Bike Network into the Congestion Management Plan - Greg [5 min] **
11.          Proposal for bike projects in Potrero or Bayview areas as Air District mitigation for increased power plant production (including the Islais Creek mutimodal bridge) [5 min] **
12.          Adjourn - estimated meeting time: 82 minutes
(** = Action can be taken at this meeting)

The Bicycle Advisory Committee’s meeting room, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 408, is wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreters can be made available by contacting the DPT staff liaison, Peter S. Tannen, at (415) 554-2396 at least 72 hours before a meeting. Assistive listening systems are available upon request. See the DPT staff liaison at the meeting for assistance. Large print copies of the agenda can be made available by contacting the DPT staff liaison at least 72 hours in advance of need.
In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity, or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.
The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center Station at 8th and Market Streets (at the United Nations Plaza). Accessible MUNI/Metro lines to the Van Ness and Civic Center Stations are the J-Church, K-Ingleside, L-Taraval, M-Ocean View, and N-Judah. The downtown bus lines that are accessible include the 9-San Bruno, 71-Haight, and 42-Downtown bus lines. For information about MUNI accessible services, please telephone (415) 923-6142.
Off-street parking is available at the Civic Center Garage located at 355 McAllister Street. Please note that the Civic Center Garage does not provide for van access. Off-street parking is also available at the Performing Arts Parking Garage at Grove and Franklin Streets.
Blue zones are located at the southeast corner of McAllister Street at Van Ness Avenue (one space); southwest corner of Van Ness Avenue at McAllister Street (one space); southwest corner of Van Ness Avenue at Golden Gate Avenue (one space); southeast corner of Franklin Street at Fulton Street (one space); northwest and southwest corners of Grove Street at Van Ness Avenue (five spaces).

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Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Ms. Hall or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, at
Persons from the public may inspect documents referred to on the agenda by contacting the DPT staff liaison, Peter S. Tannen, at (415) 554-2396.