Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Discussion With Black Women Bike DC members on WHUR Tonight

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BAC member Allyson Criner Brown (At Large - Orange) will be on "The Daily Drum" with Harold Fisher tonight (WHUR 96.3 FM).

She will be with several members of Black Women Bike DC talking about biking in the District and Courtland Milloy's article.

While she will be speaking on behalf of Black Women Bike DC, this is an opportunity to hear what this group thinks about bicycling.

The show starts at 7:00pm on WHUR and will run on air until 7:30pm. The full show goes until 8:00pm. The show also airs on the Sirius XM channel 141 and on the web. Also, the show will accept calls for this topic.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Special Legislative Meeting - July 10, 2014

In lieu of an August meeting, the legislative committee will meet next week, Thursday, July 10th at 7:00pm at Blue Jacket at Yard's Park.

We will be discussing the proposed District Transit Authority, which proposes, among other things, the reorganization of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). Specifically, this meeting will discuss  the proposal to move Capital BikeShare into the transit section and how a reorganization could better enhance bicycle facility development and maintenance as well as the safety and education efforts that DDOT undertakes.

Depending on conditions, we may be inside or outside.
Please feel free to contact the committee chair, David Cranor for meeting details or topics of discussion.

We look forward to seeing you. 


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

BAC Bimonthly General Meeting - July 2, 2014

The next bimonthly BAC meeting is Wednesday, July 2, 2014 beginning at 6pm. We will be at the One Judiciary Square building, 441 4th Street NW, room 1114.  As always, DCBAC meetings are open to the public and we invite you to participate in our discussion about the District's bicycling issues.

This meeting will feature a discussion regarding the MoveDC plan as well as the following agenda items:
  1. Introductions
  2. Approval of Minutes 
  3. Committee Reports 
  4. Treasurer’s Report 
  5. DDOT Updates 
  6. Other Business

When entering the building, please make sure to bring government-issued identification and use the south elevators to get to the 11th floor conference room. Bicycle parking is available in front of the building and please remember to also bring your bike lock. The closest Capital Bikeshare station is at the entrance of the building.

As always, BAC meetings are open to the public and we encourage the sharing of your thoughts and your questions. If you cannot attend the meeting, please leave use our comments section below or @DCBAC on twitter.

We look forward to seeing you.

Monday, June 23, 2014

BAC-FAC Rolling Meeting - The North/South Corridor

This is just to remind folks we'll be doing our DC Bicycle Advisory  Council Facilities Committee (BAC FAC) ride tonight, Monday, June 23, 2014.

We'll be exploring North / South  options in conjunction with DDOT's plans for improving transit along  the corridor.  We'll meet at 6PM at the bike racks at the Home Plate Entrance to Nationals Park (northeast corner of Potomac Ave and South Capitol Street).

The Nats are away, so there shouldn't be much activity there tonight.

Please contact Jeanie Osburn for more information about the ride or bicycle facilities concerns in your area. Please feel free to pass this information on to anyone you think is interested in sharing their ideas about bicycling in the District. Feel free to provide your comments below.

Monday, June 2, 2014

BAC Legislative Meeting - June 4

The next Legislative Committee will be meet at 6:30pm, June 4th at Yards Parks. [Rain contingency: Teaism in Penn Quarter].

We will meet at the "Overlook" between the Lumber Shed, the river, and the Bridge. We may eat near by after the meeting.

At this point there's only one item two items on the agenda:

    If there are other suggestions for topics, please send them to be added to the agenda. Please feel free to contact the committee chair, David Cranor for meeting details or topics of discussion.

    We look forward to seeing you and having your input.