Pedestrian, Bicycle & Traffic Safety Advisory Committee


The Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (PBTSAC) is a group of citizens, elected officials, and government representatives focused on pedestrian and bicycle safety issues in Montgomery County. The committee normally meets every other month on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00pm. These are open meetings; anyone interested in these issues is encouraged to attend.

Thursday, March 04, 2010

March 2010 PTSAC Meeting Packet

March 4, 2010 Agenda

1. Committee Business:
- Review January 7, 2010 Minutes – Approval/Changes
- Introduction of New Staff:
Margie Boumel (SRTS) & Will Haynes (Engineer – HIAs)
- Report on Piney Branch Safety Promotion Teams

2. Subcommittee Reports, Updates, and Recommendations:
- Innovative Pedestrian Signal Engineering (Alan Migdall)
* Alan Migdall Summary
- Speed Humps (John Britton)
- Sidewalks (Alyce Ortuzar)
- Bicycle Access and Safety (Peter Moe/Steve Friedman)
Recommendation Letter
* Letter to Bronrott - Req Legislative Actions for Bicycle Safety
Bicycle Accommodation at Medical Center
* Recommendations to Council- Bicycle Accommodation Addendum

3. Landscaping in the Public Rights-of-Way
- Report on Recommendations (Sarah Navid/Dan McHugh w/DEP)
* Foliage Obstructing Public Sidewalks
* Allowable Greenspace Plantings

4. Snow Report (Art Holmes)
- Statistics -
* Definition of County Policy for Snow Removal from Sidewalks
* Code 49-24A Removal of Snow and Ice

5. Council Bill 3-10 – Modifying Hearing Requirement for Sidewalks
- Letter to Council/Follow-up with Council (Richard Romer)
* Bill 3-10; Mack Letter to Floreen

6. Meeting with County Executive – March 8, 7:00 pm
- Who will attend?
- What will we talk about?

7. New Business/Committee Comments:
- New Business:
New Pedestrian Fence at University Blvd.
McArthur Blvd. Bike Incident
Meeting with PEPCO – utility poles/sidewalks
StreetSmart March 23 Kickoff
Blue Ribbon Report

- Next Scheduled Meeting Date: May 6, 2010

8. Adjourn

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