Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Meetings during COVID-19

All boards and commissions will be holding their meetings online until further notice. You can register to attend the Zoom meetings using a link posted in the meeting agendas.

BPAC in front of City Hall

Purpose

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) was created to:

  • Advise the City Council on encouraging biking and walking
  • Participate in developing plans to make Olympia easier to walk and bike in
  • Review the City's annual Capital Facilities Plan and make recommendations about bicycle and pedestrian projects in the Plan 

Meeting Information

The BPAC meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month, at 6 p.m., in Olympia City Hall Council Chambers, 601 4th Avenue East (unless otherwise noted). Meeting dates may be adjusted based on work program needs.

  • January 20 -  online meeting. If you would like to observe the meeting please join us on Zoom here. If you would like to make a public comment, please email staff liaison Michelle Swanson (mswanson@ci.olympia.wa.us) before noon on January 20th. Your comment will be read aloud in the meeting.
  • March 17  - online meeting. If you would like to observe the meeting please join us on Zoom here. If you would like to make a public comment, please email staff liaison Michelle Swanson (mswanson@ci.olympia.wa.us) before noon on March 17th. Your comment will be read aloud in the meeting.
  • May 19 - online meeting. If you would like to observe the meeting please join us on Zoom here. If you would like to make a public comment, please email staff liaison Michelle Swanson (mswanson@ci.olympia.wa.us) before noon on May 19th. Your comment will be read aloud in the meeting. 
  • July 21 -  online meeting. If you would like to observe the meeting please join us on Zoom here. If you would like to make a public comment, please email staff liaison Michelle Swanson (mswanson@ci.olympia.wa.us) before noon on July 21st. Your comment will be read aloud in the meeting.
  • September 15 - online meeting. If you would like to observe the meeting please join us on Zoom here. If you would like to make a public comment, please email staff liaison Michelle Swanson (mswanson@ci.olympia.wa.us) before noon on September 15th. Your comment will be read aloud in the meeting.
  • November 17 - online meeting. If you would like to observe the meeting please join us on Zoom here. If you would like to make a public comment, please email staff liaison Michelle Swanson (mswanson@ci.olympia.wa.us) before noon on November 17th. Your comment will be read aloud in the meeting.

The Current work Plan is available here.

Get additional meeting details, agendas, and minutes on our online meeting calendar.

Members

  • Samuel Gacad-Cowan, Chair - term ends 2024 
  • Rebecca Brown, Vice Chair - term ends 2024
  • Barbara Bumann - term ends 2023
  • Alison Bremner - term ends 2022
  • Brittany Yunker Carlson - term ends 2023
  • Jennifer Riedmayer - term ends 2022
  • Bethany Roth- term ends 2024
  • Jon Tallman - term ends 2023
  • Vacant - term ends 2024

  • Nine members of whom a majority must be residents of the City of Olympia or Olympia's Urban Growth Area.
  • Term: 3 years, ends March 31
  • Appointed by: Olympia City Council

Member Resources


Questions?

Contact Staff Liaison, Michelle Swanson, at 360.753.8575 or mswanson@ci.olympia.wa.us

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