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PBOT Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting
June 8 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NOTE: Meeting held virtually until further notice.
The twenty-member volunteer Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) meets monthly to review projects and discuss bike issues. The committee advises City Council and bureaus on all bicycle-related matters. The meetings are staffed by the Portland Bureau of Transportation bicycle coordinator. The public is encouraged to attend. Snacks and drinks are provided.
For more information about the BAC, visit the transportation bureau’s website.
Agenda will be posted on week of meeting
Register in advance for the June 2021 meeting: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UKwDE3RpSRqPgfYDg9AVHg
Public Comment (6:10-6:15)
Committee Business (6:15-6:25)
Approval of draft letter in regard to Rose Lane Project and questions posed by April Bertelsen at April 2021 meeting about shared bus-bike environments (letter drafted by David, Nicholas and Caroline)
Consideration of a letter to Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty as follow up to May 2021 meeting
Contracting for e-scooter service (6:25-6:55)
PBOT’s e-scooter team will discuss with committee upcoming RFP for e-scooter service. PBOT team will discuss list of potential issues and strategies to be employed in RFP to address those issues. PBOT team is seeking committee feedback on issues of specific concern and help with prioritizing strategies.
BIKETOWN Expansion (6:55-7:25)
PBOT’s BIKETOWN team is planning for an expansion of the BIKETOWN service area. Such an expansion could be as much as 8 square miles (but no more). Staff will present the range of considerations about how and where to expand and is seeking feedback from the committee about where to focus the expansion.
Hollywood HUB (7:25-8:00)
TriMet is proposing this project to make the Hollywood Transit Center viable for mixed-use, mixed-income, transit-oriented development, while better serving transit users with an enhanced pedestrian-level experience. This project replaces and relocates the 1986 light rail power substation at southwest corner of the Hollywood Transit Center, while simultaneously unlocking the Hollywood Transit Center site for a two-phase redevelopment beginning with a 13-story affordable housing development by BRIDGE Housing. The discussion will share conceptual designs for the updated ped/bike connection within the city-sponsored 42nd Ave street vacation, as well as the new bus facilities along the Halsey Street frontage
Portland’s developing list for Regional Flexible Fund Projects (8:00-8:30)
Zef Wagner will present and discuss candidate projects for PBOT’s submittal to Metro for federal RFFA-funded projects. Projects selected in this round will be constructed in 2024-2027.