Wednesday, May 3, 2017

6:00 PM




Sand City Council Chamber, 1 Sylvan Park, Sand City


Complete agenda packets are on display at the Transportation Agency for Monterey County office and at these public libraries: Carmel, Monterey, Salinas Steinbeck Branch, Seaside, Prunedale, and King City. Any person who has a question concerning an item on this agenda may call the Agency Secretary to make inquiry concerning the nature of the item described on the agenda. Please recycle this agenda.

Call to order and self-introductions. Committee bylaws specify that a quorum shall consist of a majority (7) of the number of voting memberships actually filled at that time (13); the existence of any vacancies shall not be counted for purposes of establishing a quorum.  If you are unable to attend, please contact the Transportation Agency.  Your courtesy to the other Committee members to assure a quorum is appreciated.
Any member of the public may address the Committee on any item not on the agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Committee. Each member of the public is allotted with three minutes to address any concerns.  Comments on items on today's agenda may be given when that agenda item is discussed.

Any member of the public may address the Committee on any item not on the agenda but within the jurisdiction of Transportation Agency and Executive Committee.  Comments on items on today's agenda may be given when that agenda item is discussed.
3.1Approved minutes of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee meeting of April 5, 2017.
- Montiel
The Draft minutes of the April 5, 2017 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee meeting are attached for review.


4.NOMINATE up to three members of the Bicycle & Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee to serve on the TAMC Competitive Grant Application Review Committee.
- Zeller
The Transportation Agency Board approved a new cycle of competitive grants at its March 2017 meeting. The grant applications for projects proposed for funding are due June 1, 2017. Agency staff is seeking to establish an ad hoc committee to review and rank the applications, and provide funding recommendations.

SR 68 Scenic Highway Plan:

  1. RECEIVE update on the SR 68 Scenic Highway Plan; and
  2. PROVIDE comments on the draft corridor improvement concepts.

The SR 68 Scenic Highway Plan will evaluate current and future travel patterns between Salinas and the Monterey Peninsula, the feasibility of affordable mid-term operational and capacity improvements in the SR 68 corridor in context to other planned regional improvements, and the potential for wildlife connectivity enhancements.


RECEIVE presentation on bike helmet fittings and rules of the road; and

PARTICIPATE in a bike education activity.

- Murillo
Bicycle safety education is a key component of seeing more bicyclists on our streets and roads. Staff will give presentations on proper helmet fitting, basic bike maintenance and rules of the road.
7.RECEIVE presentation on May 2017 Bike Month Activities. 
- Murillo
Bike Month is a national campaign held annually in May to promote bicycling. TAMC is promoting local bike month events using social media, and through the Monterey County Weekly. 


Next Bicycle & Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee meeting will be on

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Transportation Agency for Monterey County Conference Room
55-b Plaza Circle
Salinas, California
6:00 P.M.

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Correspondence - No items this month.
Media Clipping
M1.Bi-partisan bicycle advocacy for 'Idaho stop' law (Salinas Californian, March 30, 2017) 
M2.Braking Bad: In China, Many Share Bikes Meet Grisly Fates (Wall Street Journal, April 4, 2017)
M3.Cities to receive millions in funds from transportation bill (King City Rustler, April 14, 2017)
M4.Debbie Hale, Carl Sedoryk: Legislators deliver for the traveling public with SB 1 (Monterey Herald, April 15, 2017)
R1.Tactical Urbanism and Safe Routes to School (Safe Routes to School National Partnership, 2017)