The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is a voluntary advisory group within the City of Charlottesville dedicated to improving bicycle and pedestrian facility design and safety for all road users.
Passionate about walking & biking in C'Ville? Get involved!
Membership is open to everyone. Participate in monthly meetings to weigh in on current issues, discuss solutions, and advocate the interests of pedestrians and bicyclists in the city. For a list of current members, click here. If you're interested in becoming a member, please contact Amanda Poncy, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, at 434-970-3720 or email Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee
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BPAC weighs in on UVA's plans to redevelop Brandon Avenue.
BPAC expresses support for the pedestrian crossing at Graves Street as part of the Belmont Bridge Design.
Charlottesville Tomorrow published a portrait of BPAC in its June 2016 edition of "Community Perspective."
BPAC supports the West Main streetscape design adopted by City Council. Learn why by reading BPAC's Official Statement on the issue.
In April 2016, BPAC conducted a demonstration of bike- and ped-friendly wayfinding signs. Committee co-chair Jake Fox designed clear, colorful signs pointing the way to parks, schools, and public facilities--giving the estimated travel time to each destination on foot or on wheels. The wayfinding demonstration was part of much larger project to make Charlottesville's streets come alive. Read more about the initiative, in which BPAC played a role, on the Streets that Work website.
BPAC Member Chris Gist keeps a blog called Safe Cycling Charlottesville. To read his insightful articles, view pictures and videos, and contribute your own comments, click here.
Meetings on the 1st Thursday of Every Month
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
NDS Conference Room, 2nd floor City Hall
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets the first Thursday of every month (except as otherwise noted below). Monthly agendas are geared toward bicycle, pedestrian or issues of mutual interest on a rotating schedule and are posted on the City website the week of the meeting. All meetings are open to the public.
2019 Meeting Dates
|January 10||Meeting Agenda||Meeting Notes|
|February 7||Meeting Agenda||Meeting Notes|
|March 7||Meeting Agenda||Meeting Notes|
|April 11||Meeting Agenda|