Have you ever felt like you wish you could talk directly to PennDOT? Here’s your chance!
The Pennsylvania Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, commonly referred to as PPAC, is comprised of members of the public who advise PennDOT about bike/ped issues. Members serve 3-year terms, which are due to expire soon. Members meet quarterly (four times per year) in Harrisburg, with any travel costs reimbursed by PennDOT.
One of PPAC’s main legislative priorities is making parking protected bike lanes legal across Pennsylvania.
If you are interested in becoming a member of PPAC, here’s what to do:
- Create a signed, dated letter requesting appointment. In this letter, you should state which “constituency” you are interested in representing (positions that are available are listed below). At the top of the letter, place this name and address as the addressee:
Governor’s Office of Public Liaison
508 Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
- DO NOT mail the letter to Mr.Yablonski.
- Email (do not mail) the request letter and your resume as attachments to the PennDOT Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator using this email: RA-PDBIKEPEDPA@pa.gov. Note “PPAC Application” in the subject line.
The deadline to submit an application is 5pm on November 12.
Here is the list of available constituencies:
- Metro Philadelphia
- Metro Pittsburgh
- Senior Citizen or ADA
- Children & Education
- Recreational Cycling Club
- General Public