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Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Function

The purpose of the BPAC is:

  1. to advise the City of Columbia Transportation Planning team, City Council Members, the Mayor and community organizations and partners on bicycling and pedestrian issues facing the city and to work toward the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan: Walk Bike Columbia and any subsequently adopted bicycle and pedestrian plans or policies;
  2. to represent community and constituent interests in transportation planning decisions faced by City Council;
  3. 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; and
  4. to develop and implement initiatives with Council support to improve upon the bicycle and pedestrian culture of the City of Columbia.

 

Meetings

The BPAC meets the second Monday of every month. The meetings are open to the public.  

 

2017 BPAC Meeting Calendar

 

Projects

Walk Bike Columbia

 

Composition

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. 
 

Members Term Ends
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
 

 

   

 

 
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