The City of Fresno’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) advises and recommends policies to the mayor, city council and city staff regarding the planning, development and maintenance of pedestrian and bikeway systems for commuting travel and recreation.
Who are the Committee Members:
Matthew Woodward, District 2
Destiny Rodriguez, District 3
Laura Gromis, District 4
Lucio Avila, District 5
Steven Bradley, District 6
Susan Smith, District 7
Melanie Ruvalcaba, Appointed by mayor
Felipe Arballo, Appointed by mayor
(As of June 2022)
During the Fresno Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting, a Caltrans representative provided an update on new Class II bike lanes at Divisadero and Tulare streets through the state Route 41 interchange.
The City of Fresno’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee met on March 22 and discussed a sharp increase in pedestrian-involved collisions, which they said could be weather-related.
Fresno Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (9/28/22) $20K budget proposal + collision report + Highway Safety Improvement Program
The committee discussed its $20K budget proposal, the city’s collision report and learned about an application for the Highway Safety Improvement Program.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (7/27/22) Bikeshare Program + Vision Zero + Committee vacancies
The committee discussed the Fresno Bikeshare Program that is set to launch this fall with 200 e-bikes and the Vision Zero plan, which will educate the community about not making right turns at red lights.
The committee received presentations on the Blackstone and McKinley Grade Separation project, Bike Link lockers and the Fresno Police Department Enforcement & Collision Report, which showed an increase from 1,480 collisions in 2021 to 1,604 collisions in 2022 from Jan. 1 to May 31.
The committee approved the Vision Zero presentation and learned that there have been 926 collisions in Fresno from January to March 2022.