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Bicycle Advisory Committee

The Bicycle Advisory Committee’s purpose is to advise the City’s Transportation Division, the Office of the Mayor and City Council as requested, the Transportation Advisory Board, and other boards and commissions on matters relating to bicycling in Salt Lake City.

The Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) meets monthly to review projects of interest to bicyclists and discuss bicycling issues. The committee advises Salt Lake City on bicycle-related matters. These include but are not limited to: infrastructure development and design; public education and safety; public involvement and input; on and off-road recreation; community and economic development; sustainability; bicycling trails, parks, and pathways; bicycling-related amenities and events; the City’s multi-modal and bicycle-focused plans and policies; and the activities of other jurisdictions as they affect bicycling in Salt Lake City.

Agendas and Minutes

The Bicycle Advisory Committee is a standing committee of the Transportation Advisory Board (TAB).

Bylaws and Governing Documents


Vacancies

There is one (1) outstanding and four (4) upcoming* vacancies on the Bicycle Advisory Committee. Please see below for upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates.

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please fill out and submit an application online. Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.

Alternative formats of this application are available upon request. Please call 801-535-6244.


Meeting Information

Third Monday of every month, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Transportation Division Conference Room, Ste 150, 349 S 200 E, Salt Lake City


Member Qualifications

  • The Bicycle Advisory Committee may be comprised of up to 13 members. Members should reflect geographic, professional, cultural, economic, gender, and neighborhood/community diversity. Members should represent a cross-section of the following bicycling interests: commuting, road/racing, recreation, fitness, mountain biking, cyclocross, bike culture, low income advocacy groups, bicycle retail and industry, bike messengers, commercial bicycle tours or rentals, non-profit education or advocacy, health, school district, economic development, sustainability, families, children, seniors, special needs, and institutions of higher learning.
  • Ideally members should live, work, or attend school within Salt Lake City; no more than four members may live outside the City. Members who are not residents of Salt Lake City will be expected to serve as liaisons with their local jurisdiction or organization.
  • Applicants should have an interest in promoting the use of the bicycle for transportation, health, fitness and recreation, have good interpersonal skills for working on a committee, and make a commitment to attend monthly meetings and otherwise participate in the work of the committee.
  • Members shall be limited to two consecutive three-year terms each.

Powers and Duties

  • Work with the TAB to integrate the needs of bicyclists into multi-modal transportation projects and policies, and to forward recommendations of the BAC through the formal City process.
  • Provide recommendations to TAB, Transportation Division on bicycle-related and multi-modal Capital Improvement Projects and programs and provide yearly input on funding priorities.
  • Provide recommendations to other City Divisions, Departments, and Offices on bicycling related matters.
  • Advise and provide input on updates of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, and resulting implementation.
  • Provide a venue for public input and help act as eyes and ears for issues pertaining to bicycling in Salt Lake City.
  • Serve as a coordination body and resource for organizations and individuals interested in bicycling issues affecting the City.
  • Promote public education of bicycle issues affecting the City and its residents and visitors.
  • Maintain relationships with bicycle advisory and advocacy groups within the region, including Bike Utah, the Bike Collective, BACs or equivalent of other jurisdictions, and other groups as appropriate. Representatives from these organizations may serve on the BAC if they meet the other membership requirements. Consult with and seek input from these groups as appropriate.
  • Work together with Transportation Division and Salt Lake City staff toward the goal of becoming a Great American Bicycling City and a nationally recognized Diamond-level Bicycle Friendly Community.
  • Advise and provide input on policy, management, master plans, operations & maintenance, design standards, sustainability initiatives, development plans, rules, regulations, and ordinances related to bicycling.
  • Participate in discussions and advise on issues related to bicycling with other City boards and commissions, such as, but not limited to, the Parks, Natural Lands, Trails, and Urban Forestry Advisory Board, Business Advisory Board, and the Planning Commission, as requested or deemed appropriate.

Current Members

#

Member

Serving Since

Council District

Term Expires

1

Todd Hadden

2013

1

*November

2020

2

David Parrott

2015

1

May

2022

3

Elicia Cárdenas

2013

3

*November

2020

4

Daniel Houpt

2019

3

December

2022

5

Zachary Anderson

2018

3

April

2021

6

Josalyn Bates

2015

5

May

2022

7

Joshua Poppel

2018

5

March

2021

8

Nathan Anderson

2017

6

*November

2020

9

David Brooks

2013

7

*November

2020

10

Martin Cuma

2019

7

December

2022

11

Gabriela Knudson

2019

Outside SLC

December

2022

12
Jacquelyn Thiel
2020Outside SLCMarch 2023
13

VACANT

   

Contact Information

Salt Lake City Transportation Division

349 South 200 East, Suite 150

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

(801) 535-6630 or bikeslc@slcgov.com

Lara Handwerker

Lara.Handwerker@slcgov.com