Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC)

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) is an all-volunteer advisory body, appointed by the Raleigh City Council. Members are responsible for making recommendations on the implementation of relevant programs, policies, regulations, and funding priorities regarding walking and bicycling in Raleigh.

Interested in serving?
If you would like to be considered for service on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, please complete the online interest form.

Meets
The third Monday of every month, unless otherwise specified
6 p.m.

Location
Raleigh Municipal Building
Council Chambers
222 W. Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Meeting Agendas and Minutes
View on BoardDocs

Questions?
Email Entire Commission

Contact

 

Address

Raleigh Municipal Building
222 W. Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Watch Meetings

The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) is streamed live when in session. Archived videos of past meetings are also available. Watch live streaming or videos on RTN 11

BPAC Members

BPAC Commission Members

Mary Sell
Chair
1178 Haynes Street
Raleigh, NC 27604

Dwight Otwell
Vice Chair
5215 Coronado Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
Elizabeth Alley
Commissioner
2127 Woodview Drive
Raleigh, NC 27604
Kari Barsness
Commissioner
2505 Stafford Avenue 
Raleigh, NC 27607
Susan Hatchell
Commissioner
2222 The Circle
Raleigh, NC 27608
Liz Hester
Commissioner
15 Dart Lane
Raleigh, NC 27601
Nick Neptune
Commissioner
331 Golf Course Drive
Raleigh, NC 27604
Robert Parrish
Commissioner
443 N. Person Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Pierre Tong
Commissioner
2508 Noble Road
Raleigh, NC 27608    
Kelly Woodall
Commissioner
450 S. East Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
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City Staff Liaisons

Staff Liaison / Email Department Phone Number
Eric Lamb Transportation 919-996-2161
Paul Black Transportation 919-996-2476
Reyna Nishimura Transportation 919-996-4037
Jonathan Melton City Council 919-996-3050

Bicycle Planning Committee

The Bicycle Planning Committee focuses on bicycle-related issues such as bikeway design, wayfinding, and bicyclist safety.

  • Meeting Schedule: The third Monday of every month at 5 p.m unless otherwise specified
  • Meeting Location: Raleigh Municipal Building, Room 419, 222 West Hargett Street
  • Members: Dwight Otwell(Chair), Pierre Tong

If you are interested in viewing the meeting or making a public comment, please contact Paul.Black@raleighnc.gov.

Community Outreach Committee

The Community Outreach Committee promotes and encourages public participation in bicycle- and pedestrian-related projects and initiatives.

  • Meeting Schedule: The second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. unless otherwise specified
  • Meeting Location: Transfer Company Work Hall-500 E. Davie Street, Suite 140-Raleigh, NC 27601 (Conference Room)
  • Members: Nick Neptune (Chair), Kari Barsness, Liz Hester

If you are interested in viewing the meeting or making a public comment, please contact Mary.Persson@raleighnc.gov.

Pedestrian Planning Committee

The Pedestrian Planning Committee focuses on pedestrian-related issues such as sidewalk construction and maintenance, crosswalk enforcement, and pedestrian safety.

  • Meeting Schedule: The second Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. unless otherwise specified
  • Meeting Location: Raleigh Municipal Building, Room 419, 222 W Hargett Street
  • Members: Elizabeth Alley (Chair), Robert Parrish, Kelly Woodall, Susan Hatchell

If you are interested in viewing the meeting or making a public comment, please contact Barbara.Godwin@raleighnc.gov.

Archived Minutes

We moved to BoardDocs in June of 2017. View agendas and minutes from 2017 to present there. 

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