June 2, 2004 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: City Hall
601 5th Avenue
Boards and Commissions Room, Room L280
6:00 - 6:20 Welcome and Introductions
· Approval of May's meeting minutes.
· Identification of meeting minute-taker.
News & views / Around the room
- Bikesummer - Kari Mosden
- Monorail - 2nd Ave
- Fremont Bridge Approaches Replacement Project
SBAB bikeability tours:
- NW Bikeability Tour report
- East/Central sector tour - Kari Mosden and Gina Coffman
- West Central tour - Identify leader and schedule in July
6:20 - 7:00
Sound Transit and MLK - During last month's meeting, the Sound Transit construction impacts to downtown discussion digressed to why bike lanes were not planned for MLK. Pete Lagerwey, Jon Layzer, Sound Transit Program Manager for SDOT, and Ron Lewis, Sound Transit Link Light Rail Deputy Director will explain background and historical information regarding MLK and the Chief Sealth Trail. Station area planning, with respect to bicycle access and parking, will also be discussed.
E3 Busway - Pete Lagerwey will update the board on the status of the E3 Busway, which includes a separated shared use path.
7:00 - 7:15
Motorized Scooters and EPAMDs legislation
City Council is currently considering Council Bill 114910 which establishes where motorized foot scooters and electric personal assistive mobility devices (i.e., Segway) may be legally operated, and sets rules of operation to promote their reasonable and safe use within the City of Seattle. Pete Lagerwey will discuss this bill.
For more info:
7:15 - 7:30
Chris Hong, a Critical Mass participant/organizer, has expressed concern regarding the treatment of participant by Seattle police. He would like to open a dialogue with the SBAB and discuss ways to address his concerns, how to effectively promote bicycle culture, and how the board can collaborate with community activists associated with bicycle and alternative transportation advocacy.
7:30 - 8:00
Other Board Business - Updates will be given on the following:
SBAB Vice-Chair position
Board development and recruitment
Orientation Packet - Gina Coffman