Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Springfield Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) was established to provide input on bicycle and pedestrian policies, infrastructure, programs, education, and enforcement. The committee advises the City Council and city staff on matters relating to pedestrian and bicycle planning.

The Springfield (BPAC) meets once every two months on the 2nd Tuesday of that month unless otherwise noted on this webpage. Meetings are open to the public. To read the BPAC Bylaws click here. Here are the BPAC Ground Rules and Protocols.

News and Events

The next full Committee meeting will be 6:00 – 7:30pm on Tuesday, April 13. The meeting agenda and materials will be posted below in advance of the meeting.

All BPAC meetings are being held virtually until further notice due to Covid-19. Meeting access information will be posted here in advance of the next meeting.

2021 BPAC Meeting Dates

February 9, 2021 – Agenda; Draft Springfield Letter of Support, Northeast Critical Links Vicinity Map, Draft BPAC Bylaws
April 13, 2021
June 8, 2021
August 10, 2021
October 12, 2021
December 14, 2021

2020 BPAC Meeting Dates
Approved 2020 BPAC Work Plan
February 25, 2020 – Agenda; Meeting Minutes
April 14, 2020 – CANCELED
June 9, 2020 – Agenda; BPAC Protocols and Ground Rules; Capital Projects Update; West D Street Questionnaire Summary; West D St Concept; Draft 2020 BPAC Work Plan; Meeting Minutes
August 11, 2020 – Agenda, S. 28th Project Area, S. 28th Preliminary Design, Bikes on Buses Presentation, draft BPAC Ground Rules and Protocols; Meeting Minutes
October 13, 2020 – Agenda, Draft West D St Communication, Draft West D St Letter, ODOT Active Transportation Update Presentation, City Updates, Tamika Butler LiveMove Event; Meeting Minutes
December 8, 2020 – Agenda, Draft West D St Letter, Draft West D St Photos, Bike Fix-It Station Slides, Main Street Safety FAQs and Solutions Toolbox and Recommendations, Draft 2020 BPAC End of Year Report; Draft Minutes

2019 BPAC Meeting Dates
Approved 2019 BPAC Work Plan
February 12, 2019 – Agenda; EWEB Path Memo; Meeting Minutes
April 9, 2019 – Agenda; Meeting Minutes
June 11, 2019 – Agenda; Franklin Transformation Slides; Meeting Minutes
August 13, 2019 – Agenda; Draft Minutes
October 8, 2019 – Agenda; Draft Minutes
December 10, 2019 – Agenda; Draft Minutes; 2019 BPAC End of the Year Report

2018 BPAC Meeting Dates and Details
Approved 2018 BPAC Work Plan
2018 BPAC End of the Year Report

2017 BPAC Meeting Highlights
Approved 2017 BPAC Work Plan
2017 BPAC End of the Year Report

2016 BPAC Meeting Highlights
Approved 2016 BPAC Work Plan
2016 BPAC End of the Year Report

BPAC members and staff

BPAC members and staff touring Virginia Avenue as part of the planning efforts for the Virginia-Daisy Bikeway Project.

BPAC Members
Bryce Mayall – Voting Member
David Leedom – Voting Member
Dennis Weirich – Voting Member, Chair
Jeff Sakacsi – Voting Member
Joseph Pruski – Voting Member
Julia Johnson – Voting Member
Kevin Campbell – Voting Member
Mitchell Coon – Voting Member, Vice-Chair
Teresa Roark – Voting Member
TBD – City Council Liaison
Andrew Landen – Planning Commission Liaison
Simon Daws – Willamalane Park & Recreation District Liaison
Laughton Elliott – DeAngelis – Safe Routes to School Liaison
Steve Abbott – Eugene Active Transportation Committee Liaison

Letters from BPAC

Oregon Community Paths Northeast Critical Links
West D Street
4th and South A Street
Ballot Measure 20-296 – Street Repair Bond
Virginia-Daisy Bikeway Project
Mayors’ Challenge

The BPAC has been investigating the potential of lighting the Northbank Path. Additional details here:
Northbank Path Lighting Memo and Recommendation
Northbank Path Existing Conditions Site Plan