Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Bicycle and Trail Advisory Committee (BTAC) was created on September 24. 2003 via Resolution No. 2003-87.

PURPOSE

To assure implementation of the city’s plan and policies related to bicycle and pedestrian trails and to advise the Governing Body on such matters.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Committee shall:

(a)           Prioritize bicycle and pedestrian trail related projects to be completed using CIP, state and federal funds;

 (b)         Review all phases of the projects' design and construction;

 (c)          Advise on policies, programs and ordinances as they relate to bicycle and pedestrian trail safety, design and construction;

 (d)         Organize media and educational campaigns to provide information and promote bicycle and pedestrian trail related activities and education;

 (e)         Work with other agencies for the enhancement of city and county trail systems;

 (f)          Review and recommend Parks Master Plan updates related to trails;

 (g)         Seek funding from city, state and federal sources;

(h)          Pursue designation of the city of Santa Fe as a bicycle friendly city; and

(i)            Advise on policies, projects, ordinances and funding as they relate to cycling and pedestrians as safe alternative means of transportation on roads and trails.

MEMBERSHIP

The Committee shall consists of:

  1. Member of City Council who shall also serve as its Chair; and
  2. Eight (8) members of the public of whom seven (7) shall be City residents and one (1) who maybe County resident.

Members shall represent a balance of recreational, commuter, biking, pedestrian, youth and neighborhood groups users.

TERMS

Two years with no limitation to reappointment. Members shall serve at the pleasure of the Governing Body and may be removed at any time with or without cause.

MEETINGS

The Committee's monthly meetings are open to the public and are currently held via Zoom Webinar on the second Thursday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Meeting dates, agenda and information can be accessed at https://santafe.primegov.com/public/portal. Each meeting has time reserved for public comment.  Individuals planning to make comments are encouraged to notify the Staff Liaison by phone (505) 955-6623 or by email at: [bot protected email address] in advance. 

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting minutes can be found at the following page by scrolling down to the archived Meetings and from the list of committees, selecting the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and then clicking on the three dots to allow a download of the minutes for the specific meeting in pdf format:  https://santafe.primegov.com/public/portal

 

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