Members of the RBAC on a bike audit in August 2017

Members of the RBAC on a bike audit in August 2017

Regional Bicycle Advisory Committee

The Regional Bicycle Advisory Committee (RBAC) is a forum for citizens, cyclists and organizations with an interest in bicycle transportation to advise the Chelan-Douglas Transportation Council and the cities and counties of the region on bicycle planning and initiatives. 

New Members Welcome!

The RBAC is seeking new members! Join us at an upcoming meeting, or contact CDTC (nicole@chelan-douglas.org, or 509-663-9059) for more information.

How to become a member:

  1. Attend two monthly meetings

  2. Submit a brief letter of interest to be nominated to the RBAC

  3. RBAC members are confirmed by the CDTC Governing Board

Learn more about RBAC membership. Sign up to receive emails.

Committee Work

2018 Annual Report

2019 Wenatchee Valley Projects

  • Continue work on wayfinding

  • Continue work on bicycle parking

  • Learn about community bike shops and traffic gardens

  • Work towards a long term goal to get bike education in every school

2019 Regional Projects

See the full RBAC work plan here.

2017-2018 Projects

  • Complete the Wenatchee Valley Bike Map (Completed July 2017)

  • Update the Wenatchee Valley Bicycle Master Plan (Completed October 2018)

  • Develop a regional wayfinding plan (Completed October 2018)

  • Review local bicycle parking issues and needs in 2018

  • Continue to provide citizen input and review on local bicycling projects

  • Partner with local organizations and events on bike education opportunities

  • Reapply to the League of American Bicyclists to renew our bike friendly america status (we renewed our bronze status fall 2018!)

 

Current Members

Chair: Bob Stoehr (Central WA Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance)

Vice-Chair: Jordan Sanford (Chelan County citizen member)

Citizen Members: Deb Miller, Charlie Hickenbottom, Todd Jensen, Mark Kacmarcik, Marlin Peterson, Chris Clark

Community Organizations:
Pat Tracy (Wenatchee Valley College)
Mike Sorensen (Complete the Loop Coalition)
Carol McCormick (Chelan-Douglas Health District)
Erik Howe (Wenatchee Valley Velo)
Jana Fishback (Sustainable Wenatchee)

  • Vacant (School Districts)

  • Vacant (Social Service Agencies)

  • Vacant (Medical Clinics and/or hospitals)

Public Agency Members: Gary Owen (City of Wenatchee), Vacant (Link Transit), Nick Manzaro (WSDOT), Jennifer Lange (Douglas County), Tom Wachholder (City of East Wenatchee), Jennifer Groos (City of East Wenatchee)

 

Meetings

The committee meets monthly on the first Wednesday of the month and all meetings are open to the public. 

Upcoming Meetings:

July Meeting: Wednesday, July 10th
5:15 - 6:45 PM
Location:
Wenatchee Community Center, Social Hall, 504 S Chelan Ave
*Rescheduled from July 3rd

August Meeting: Wednesday, August 7th
5:15 - 6:45 PM
Location: East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th St NE

September Meeting: Wednesday, September 4th
5:15 - 6:45 PM
Location: East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th St NE

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