Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)

BPAC meeting in 2023 with BPAC members watching a presentation in the FAMPO conference room.

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

BPAC meetings are always open to the public. During each meeting, there is a designated time for comments from members of the public. We encourage you to participate in BPAC meetings. You may attend in-person or virtually.  Committee members must provide advance writen notice of intent to attend virtually. To attend the meeting virtually, join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone by visiting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/6708331159?pwd=iAfGvPbyOghtj0e6dK1E6ARWSeCyOu.1. For your smartphone or tablet, you may search your app store for Zoom. If you are unable to join by computer, smartphone, or tablet, you can dial in using your phone: +1 (646) 931-3860 and enter the Meeting ID: 670 833 1159.

Next Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting: Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 6:00 pm. The meeting schedule is listed below and on the FAMPO 2024 calendar. Three days prior to the meeting, the agenda packet will be available in the section below.

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.

Join the Committee

If you are interested in joining BPAC, please contact your local jurisdiction by using the phone numbers listed below, or you can complete an application to join BPAC via your jurisdiction’s website.

  • At-large member: (540) 642-1235 – Two seats total
  • City of Fredericksburg:  (540) 372-1010 –  One seat total
  • Spotsylvania County:  (540) 507-7010 – One seat total
  • Stafford County:  (540) 658-4541 – One seat total
  • Caroline County:  (540) 663-5800 – One seat total
  • King George County:  (540) 775-9181 – One seat total

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

2024

January 4, 2024 – AgendaDraft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

March 7, 2024 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

May 2, 2024 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

July 11, 2024 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

September 5, 2024 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

November 7, 2024 – Agenda – Draft Minutes – Minutes – Video Recording

2023

Meeting minutes
Meeting agendas

2022

Meeting minutes
Meeting agendas

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

Stafford County
  • Matthew Lehane, Chair
    Transportation Planning and Funding Manager
     

King George County
  • Chris Clarke, Vice-Chair
    Director of Parks & Recreation

Spotsylvania County
  • Jacob Pastwik
    Long Range Transportation Manager

  • Matthew Decatur (alternate)
    Planner II
  • Paul Agnello (alternate)
    Director of Transportation

 

City of Fredericksburg
  • Jamie Jackson
    Director of Public Transit
Caroline County
  • Craig Pennington
    Planner

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
  • Linda LaSut
    Assistant Planning Manager

  • Casandra Lord (alternate)
    Planning Specialist Senior
Potomac & Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC)
  • Ben Matters
    Vanpool Alliance Program Manager

National Park Service (NPS)
  • Chris Collins
    Acting Superintendent

GWRideConnect
  • Leigh Anderson
    Program Director

  • Kim Mitchell (alternate)
    Support and Outreach Coordinator  
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
  • Greg Goldstein, Stafford County

  • Brian Ogle, Stafford County alternate
  • Aaron Frank, City of Fredericksburg

  • Kevin Brown, At-Large

  • Clay Murray, At-Large

  • Vacant, Caroline County

  • Vacant, Spotsylvania County

  • Vacant, King George County