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
Virtual

Meeting Agendas and Minutes
View on BoardDocs
(older than 2017, see below)

Questions?
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Address

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

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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

Planning Committee

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

  • Meeting Schedule: The fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m unless otherwise specified
  • Meeting Location: Virtual
  • Members: Pierre Tong (Chair), Mary Jo Gellenbeck, Celise Bravo-Taylor

If you are interested in viewing the meeting or making a public comment, please contact Paul Kallam.

Community Outreach Committee

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

  • Meeting Schedule: The second Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. unless otherwise specified
  • Meeting Location: Virtual
  • Members: Nick Neptune (Chair), Susan Hatchell, Shakema McClean, Brian Thomas, Kelly Woodall

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

Policy Committee

The Policy 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: Virtual
  • Members: Elizabeth Alley (Chair), Kari Barsness, Joe Caruso

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

Commission Liaisons

City Staff Liaison:
Bryce Dunn
Transportation
919-996-4037

City Council Liaison:
Jonathan Melton
919-996-3050

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