The purpose of the BPAC is: to advise the City of Columbia Transportation Planning staff; Mayor and City Council Members, community organizations; and partners on bicycling and pedestrian issues facing the city; to work toward development of bicycle/pedestrian Master Plan; to represent community and constituent interests in transportation planning decisions; and to provide feedback to staff on projects relating to walking and bicycling. City of Columbia staff will consider recommendations from the BPAC along with input from other members of the public during decision making.
The BPAC meets the second Monday of every month at 1136 Washington Street 6th Floor Conference at 4:30pm. The meetings are open to the public.
There are fifteen (15) council appointments. Members include people with interest and expertise in bicycle and pedestrian issues as well as representatives from neighborhood and business organizations. All applicants must be reside in the corporate limits of the city. The term of office is three (3) years and appointees are eligible for one (1) reappointment.
|Keith Gosselin, Chairperson||September 2018|
|Michael Juras||October 2019|
|Scott Thorpe||October 2019|
|Bethany Bell||March 2019|
|Brian Faulkner||October 2019|
|Julie Hartwell||February 2019|
|Ernest Grigg||October 2019|
|Jane Downey||December 2018|
|Debbie Bloom||December 2018|
|Fritz Hamer||December 2017|
|John Green||March 2019|
|Eugene (Gene) Bell||October 2019|
|Christina Galardi||October 2019|