BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BPC)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

6:00 PM

 

TRANSPORTATION AGENCY FOR MONTEREY COUNTY

(TAMC)

TAMC Conference Room

AGENDA

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.

1.ROLL CALL
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.
2.PUBLIC COMMENTS
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.

3.BEGINNING OF CONSENT AGENDA
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 August 2, 2017.
- Montiel
The Draft minutes of the August 2, 2017 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee meeting are attached for review.
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END OF CONSENT AGENDA


4.RECOMMEND the Transportation Agency Board of Directors program $6.95 million of Regional Surface Transportation Program funds for the 2017 Competitive Grants Program of Projects and  remove the contingency placed on the programming of $900,000 of Transportation Development Act 2% funds to the Fort Ord Regional Trail and Greenway Project.
- 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 were due June 1, 2017. Agency staff established an ad hoc committee of Bicycle & Pedestrian Facilities Advisory and Technical Advisory Committee members to review and rank the applications, and provide funding recommendations.
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5.

RECEIVE update on the SR 68 Scenic Highway Plan.

-Leonard

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.

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6.RECEIVE presentation on Monterey-Salinas Transit's RealTime advertising campaign. 
- Rheinheimer
Monterey-Salinas Transit's RealTime is a set of tools (text, phone, app and maps) that allow transit passengers to obtain real-time information about the arrival of their next bus. MST staff will present information about the RealTime program to the Committee. 
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7.

RECEIVE report on Monterey County Bike Month 2017, and 

PROVIDE direction to staff on future planning for Monterey County Bike Month and Bike Education. - No Enclosure

- Murillo
Bike Month is a national campaign held annually in May to promote bicycling. The Agency has dedicated Transportation Development Act funds for an annual campaign over a three year funding cycle, and requests direction from the Committee on planning for future campaigns and events. 
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8.ANNOUNCEMENTS and/or COMMENTS
9.ADJOURN

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Next Bicycle & Pedestrian Facilities Advisory Committee meeting will be on

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sand City Council Chamber

1 Sylvan Park, Sand City, California, 93955

 

Light refreshments will be provided

 

If you have any items for the next agenda, please submit them to:

Virginia Murillo, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

virginia@tamcmonterey.org

Documents relating to an item on the open session that are distributed to the Committee less than 72 hours prior to the meeting shall be available for public inspection at the office of the Transportation Agency for Monterey County, 55-B Plaza Circle, Salinas, CA. Documents distributed to the Committee at the meeting by staff will be available at the meeting; documents distributed to the Committee by members of the public shall be made available after the meeting.


Transportation Agency for Monterey County

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TEL: 831-775-0903

FAX: 831-775-0897

 

The Committee Agenda will be prepared by Agency staff and will close at noon nine (9) working days before the regular meeting.  Any member may request in writing an item to appear on the agenda.  The request shall be made by the agenda deadline and any supporting papers must be furnished by that time or be readily available.

 

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CORRESPONDENCE, MEDIA CLIPPINGS, & REPORTS

Correspondence - No items this month.
Media Clipping
M1.Bike Month Profiles: Transportation Champions (Monterey County Weekly, May 2017)
M2.Golden Helmet Award (Salinas Californian, May 25, 2017)
M3.Commission reviews top Salinas intersections needing signals (Salinas Californian, June 14, 2017)
M4.SB 1 - How Can the New Gas Tax Improve Bicycling and Build Healthy Communities in California? (CalBike, June 30, 2017)
M5.Older drivers: What to do if you cannot drive anymore (Salinas Californian, July 20, 2017)
Reports
R1.California Bicycle Safety Facts (UC Berkeley, June 2017)