D.C.'s Official Pedestrian Advisory Body

Appointed by the D.C. Council to advise the Mayor, the D.C. Council, DDOT and other agencies.

Next Meeting: December 11th, 2023

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PAC December 2023 Remote Meeting

 D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, December 11th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA –December 11th, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. Agency Reports

3. Old Business  

  • PAC 2024 calendar (January 8th; February 12th; March 11th; April 8th; May 13th; June 10th; July 8th; September 9th; October 21st; November 18th; December 9th)

  • PAC priority issues – brief recap of past; preliminary consideration for FY2024

  • PAC non-officer roles/contributions (Voices from the Wards, etc.)

  • Election of Co-Chairs/Chair and Secretary

4. New Business

5. Administrative Topics

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meetings: Jan. 8th & Febr. 12th


6. Public Comment


7. Adjournment

PAC November 2023 Remote Meeting

  D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, November 13th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA –November 13, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. Agency Reports

  • DDOT - Newly-funded work to address sidewalk gaps – Karyn McAlister (invited)

3. Old Business  

  • Review of Bylaws
  • Recap of essential PAC chair/co-chair responsibilities
  • Election of Co-Chairs/Chair and Secretary (can be postponed to no later than December meeting)

4. New Business

  • Recap of PAC engagement in NHTSA Assessment (Adams, Foote, Harrison, Hatchard)
  • PAC member volunteer needed to set dates for 2024 PAC meetings (reflecting multiple faith holidays)
  • PAC member volunteers needed for future Voices from the Wards (and/or to set 2024 schedule)
  • Information sharing (including Nov. 1st Transportation Committee Road Safety Hearing Part II

5. Administrative Topics

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meetings: Dec. 11 (dates for 2024 meetings need to be determined/posted)


6. Public Comment


7. Adjournment


PAC October 2023 Remote Meeting

 D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, October 23rd, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA –September 18, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. New Business

  • Mayor’s Automated Traffic Enforcement (ATE) Task – Co-Chair Charlie Willson, Acting Director, Vision Zero Program (and Co-Chair Emily Ruskin, Office of Racial Equity, invited)   

3. Agency Reports

4.  New Business (Continued) 

  • Round-robin PAC member intros; discussion PAC non-officer roles-to-be-filled PAC officer roles discussion and officer elections (Nov.2023-Sept.2024 term) DC Highway Safety Office – DC-requested NHTSA assessment of DC pedestrian-bicycle safety program grants (NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pronounced NITsah) https://www.nhtsa.gov/highway-safety-grants-program/safety-program-assessment

5. Administrative Topics

  • Doodle poll on PAC social hour (1-2 days following meeting)
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meetings: Nov. 13th and Dec. 11th

6.  Public Comment

7. Adjournment 

PAC September 2023 Remote Meeting

 D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, September 18th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA –September 18, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. New Business

3. Agency Reports

4. Old Business 

  • PAC membership update (and new PAC member introduction)

5. New Business (Continued) 

  • The evolving political-legislative context as backdrop for PAC advisory role actions  
  • PAC officer roles - discussion
  • Election of PAC officers
  • Consideration of draft PAC testimony (Oct. 4th DC Transportation and the Environment Committee hearing on four dangerous driving and enforcement bills)
  • DC Highway Safety Office initiative on NHTSA-sponsored Pedestrian Safety Month in October (NHTSA is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and pronounced NITsah)

6. Administrative Topics

7. Approval of minutes

8. Treasurer’s Report

9. Next meetings: Oct. 23rd (Mayor’s Automated Traffic Enforcement Task Force representatives) & Nov. 13th

10. Public Comment

11. Adjournment 

PAC July 2023 Remote Meeting

D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, July 24th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA –June 26, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. Voices from the Wards – Cheryle Adams, Ward 6

3. New Business

  • “Strengthening Traffic Enforcement, Education and Responsibility (STEER) Act of 2023” – Kevin Whitfield, Office of Councilmember Charles Allen (invited)

  • “Automated Traffic Enforcement Effectiveness Act of 2023” introduced by Councilmember Henderson (PAC invitation for staff presentation TBD)

4. Agency Reports

5. New Business (continued)

  • Imminent transitions in PAC membership – update and next steps
  • New member onboarding – recommendations including from July meeting discussion 
  • PAC officer roles and discussion

4. Agency Reports

5. New Business (Continued) 

  • PAC member reflections/input on their roles & past/future PAC work
  • New member onboarding – discussion & next steps
  • Upcoming transitions in PAC membership – discussion and next steps

6. Administrative Topics

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meetings: Sept. 18th (officer elections) and Oct. 23rd

7. Public Comment

8. Adjournment 

PAC June 2023 Remote Meeting

  D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, June 26th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA –June 26, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. New Business

3. Old Business

4. Agency Reports

5. New Business (Continued) 

  • PAC member reflections/input on their roles & past/future PAC work
  • New member onboarding – discussion & next steps
  • Upcoming transitions in PAC membership – discussion and next steps

6. Administrative Topics

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meetings: July 24th & Sept. 18th

7. Public Comment

8. Adjournment 

PAC April 2023 Remote Meeting

 D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, April 24th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA –April 24, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. Voices from the Wards (Heather Foote) 

3. New Business

  • Shared Dockless Vehicles (Regulations) – Brant Miller, Interim Manager, Policy & Legislative Division, DDOT (with Q&A & discussion) 
  • Shared Dockless Vehicles (Permitting) – Aaron Goldbeck, Bicycle Program Specialist, DDOT (with Q&A & discussion) 
  • May 2022 PAC letter to DDOT on Electric Vehicle charging cords – Brant Miller
  • Joint BAC-PAC-MAAC statement on enforcement 

4. Agency reports

5. Administrative topics and next meeting

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meeting: May 22nd

6. Public Comment

7. Adjournment

PAC March 2023 Remote Meeting

 D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, March 27th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA – March 27, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda

2. Old business

  • PAC Voices from the Wards schedule/sign-up sheet (Heather Foote – April & Cheryle Adams – June)

3. New Business

  • Mayor’s Budget Proposal (elimination of partial ATE revenue to fund Vision Zero)
  • Transportation Committee Budget Oversight Hearing (March 30th – PAC testimony)
  • Vision Zero Audit (Release of report on Part I – Engineering)
  • Transportation Committee E-Bike Rebate Hearing (Mar. 16th Bill 25-0015/B25-0032 report-back)

4. Agency reports

5. Administrative topics and next meeting

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meeting: April 24t

6. Public Comment

7. Adjournment

PAC February 2023 Remote Meeting

 D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, February 27th, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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Agenda:

AGENDA – February 27, 2023 – Remote meeting


1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda


2. Welcome to new PAC member, Paul Harrison (At-Large Council Chairman Mendelson)


3. Old business

  • Report-back on Feb. 27th FY2022-23 PAC Performance Oversight testimony
  • Report-back on Feb. 27th FY2022-23 DDOT Performance Oversight testimony


4. New Business

  • Streatery Permitting effective May 2023 (Rita AbouSamra, OP, and Kimberly Vacca, DDOT)
  • Schedule for future Voices from the Wards presentations
  • Discussion – PAC testimony at upcoming hearings and timing/drafters for draft preparation
  • Discussion – general process for PAC comments on regulations and guidance


5. Agency reports


6. Administrative topics and next meeting

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Next meeting: March 27th (dockless shared vehicles)


7. Public Comment


8. Adjournment

PAC January 2023 Remote Meeting

 D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council Remote Meeting


Monday, January 23rd, 2023, 6:30 p.m.


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January Meeting Agenda

  1. Introductions and approval of draft agenda   

  1. New Business   

  • Kimmy Feldbauer – WMATA, Director, Strategic Transformation & Enterprise Collaboration   

  • Projected draft dates for DC Council oversight/budget hearings with DDOT 

  • PAC annual oversight testimony before DC Transportation & Environment Committee (awaiting invitation)  

  1. Agency reports   

  1. Old business    

  • FY23 PAC priorities recap

  • Future PAC member onboarding – brainstorming 

  • PAC member responsibilities

  • PAC communication with Councilmembers for PAC vacancy appointments (Mendelson/McDuffie)

  1. Administrative topics and next meeting  

  • Approval of minutes

  • Treasurer’s Report

  • Next meeting: February 27th

  1. Public Comment

  1. Adjournment