Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)

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About the Committee

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is comprised of local residents, planners, advocacy group representatives, and government staff. Its purpose is to connect with the public and to advise the FAMPO Policy Committee and FAMPO staff on issues related to active transportation, such as walking, biking, and using a wheelchair, as well as skateboarding, e-scooters, hoverboards, and other forms of micro-mobility.

Meetings

The meetings listed below are open to the public. There is a time designated for public comment and public participation is encouraged.

Next Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting: Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held in person. Three days prior to the meeting, the agenda packet will be available in the section below.

Although the meeting will be held in-person, there is an option to attend virtually (committee members must provide advance notice of intent to attend virtually). In order to view documents being shared, you will want to join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone by visiting: https://georgewashingtonregionalcommission-601.my.webex.com/join/FAMPO For your smartphone or tablet, you may search your app store for Webex Meetings. If you are unable to join by computer, smartphone, or tablet, you can dial in using your phone: 1 (650) 479-3208 Access Code: 2630-410-3125

BPAC typically meets bi-monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm in the George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) building at 406 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg 22401. Attendees may park behind the GWRC building in spaces reserved for GWRC staff or on the street as signs permit. Enter the GWRC parking lot from Charles Street, see map.

Please check our online calendar for changes to the normal schedule and location.

Join the Committee

If you are interested in joining BPAC, please contact your local jurisdiction by using the phone numbers listed below.

  • At-large member: (540) 642-1235
  • City of Fredericksburg:  (540) 372-1010
  • Spotsylvania County:  (540) 507-7010 1 open seat!
  • Stafford County:  (540) 658-4541
  • Caroline County:  (540) 663-5800 1 open seat!
  • King George County:  (540) 775-9181 1 open seat! 

Participation Assistance

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.  Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the GWRC/FAMPO at 540-373-2890 or fampo@gwregion.org prior to the meeting. If hearing impaired, telephone 1-800-552-7917 (TTY) or 7-1-1.

BPAC Bylaws

Bylaws of the FAMPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee – Adopted January 30, 2020/Amended October 1, 2020/ September 1, 2022

 

Resources

2023

January 12, 2023 – AgendaDraft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

March 2, 2023 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

May 4, 2023 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

July 6, 2023 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

September 7, 2023 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

November 2, 2023 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

2022

January 6, 2022 – Cancelled- Rescheduled to January 20

January 20, 2022- AgendaDraft MinutesMinutesVideo Recording

March 3, 2022 – Agenda Draft MinutesMinutesVideo Recording

May 5, 2022 – Agenda Draft MinutesMinutesVideo Recording

July 7, 2022 – AgendaDraft MinutesMinutesVideo Recording

September 1, 2022 – AgendaDraft MinutesMinutes

November 3, 2022 – AgendaDraft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

2021

Meeting minutes
Meeting agendas

Click here to view FAMPO’s 2050 Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Click here to view a Google map showing a collection of local trails. When you click on a trail icon, you’ll will be provided with more information on each trail.

BPAC Committee Members

Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR)
  • Adam Lynch, Chair
    River Steward, Fredericksburg & Stafford

Stafford County
  • Matthew Lehane, Vice-Chair
    Transportation Planner

Spotsylvania County
  • Jacob Pastwik
    Planner III

City of Fredericksburg
  • Jamie Jackson
    Transportation Director
King George County
  • Chris Clarke
    Director of Parks & Recreation

Caroline County
  • Craig Pennington
    Planner

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
  • Linda LaSut

  • Cassie Lord (alternate)
Potomac & Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC)
  • Joy Himes
    Transit Planner

  • Ben Matters (Alternate)
    Vanpool Alliance Program Manager

National Park Service (NPS)
  • Chris Collins
    Acting Superintendent

GWRideConnect
  • Leigh Anderson
    Assistant Director

disAbility Resource Center (DRC)
  • Debra Fults
    Executive Director

  • Deborah Lately (Alternate)
    Director of Advocacy

Fredericksburg Trails Alliance (FredTrails)
  • Lynn Faust
  • Rob Maple (Alternate) 
Potomac Heritage Trail Association (PHTA)
  • Jim Lynch

Friends of the Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail (DRHT)
  • Jim Lynch

Fredericksburg Cyclist Club (FCC)
  • Joe Bonds

  • John Summer (Alternate)

Citizen Representatives
  • Gregory Goldstein, Stafford County

  • Aaron Frank, City of Fredericksburg

  • TBD, Caroline County

  • TBD, Spotsylvania County

  • TBD, King George County

  • Kevin Brown, At-Large

  • TBD, At-Large