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April 29, 2021

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series where we highlight a SafeTREC team member and share their stories, work and interest in the transportation and safety research realm. In today's post, meet Katherine Gosselin, Research Analyst.

April 19, 2021

New CSCRS Road Safety Fellowship Research Posted

We are excited to share Fall 2020 Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) Fellow Alejo Alvarado's final report, "The Racial Equity Implications of Road Safety Enforcement in Oakland, CA." 

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The Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC), a program of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, is a center involving academics, governmental officials, and community-based organizations in California. With sponsored funding, the Center’s objective is to prevent injuries from traffic collisions through projects encompassing research, training, public service, and/or policy. Please see the details below and upcoming review date for our open position.

April 13, 2021

Roadway Safety Townhall: Equitable Solutions for Traffic Safety

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
5:30pm - 7:00pm | Register 

March 23, 2021

Original post authored by Leah Shahum appeared March 23, 2021 on the Vision Zero Network

Communities Embrace Safe Speeds, Key to Safe System Approach

 safe street design, safe speed limits and speed safety cameras

March 22, 2021

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series where we highlight a SafeTREC team member and share their stories, work and interest in the transportation and safety research realm. In today's post, meet Afsaneh Yavari, Research and Development Engineer.

March 9, 2021

Join us for the first Focus Cities webinar in 2021!

Participants from Street Story workshop on walk assessment in Fresno, CA

DATE: Thursday, March 25, 2021
TIME: 10am - 11am PT
REGISTRATIONhttp://bit.ly/FocusCitiesWebinar032521 

February 11, 2021

Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Katherine Chen, Senior Policy & Program Analyst at SafeTREC and the lead for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program.

February 9, 2021

COVID-19 Effects on the Mobility of Vulnerable Populations

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 12pm - 1:15pm PT

February 8, 2021

The over-60 population in California is projected to grow faster than any other age group, and will comprise up to one-quarter of the state's population by 2030.

January 26, 2021

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

January 20, 2021

New paper highlights how socio-economic characteristics of a specific area influence traffic safety

Former SafeTREC graduate student researcher and current postdoctoral researcher at the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL) Amir M. Amiri has co-authored a new publication, "Evaluating the impact of socio-economic contributing factors of cities in California on their traffic safety condition" with researchers Koorosh Naderi, Jill F. Cooper, and Navid Nadimi in the Journal of Transport & Health.

January 12, 2021

Original post appeared on the Vision Zero Network.

Is your California community eager to explore and implement strategies to effectively manage speed for safety?

Logos of three sponsors of trainings, Vision Zero Network, ITE and SafeTREC

December 23, 2020

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series where we highlight a SafeTREC team member and share their stories, work and interest in the transportation and safety research realm. In today's post, meet graduate student researcher Qianhua Luo.

SafeTREC researchers, faculty and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board 100th Annual Meeting, which will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January, 2021.  

December 7, 2020

December 3, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UCB SafeTREC Receives $4.28 Million in Grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety

November 25, 2020

Exciting news! The online version of Street Story is now available in English and Spanish. Also, a paper version of Street Story is available in English and View of report in the Spanish version of the Street Story toolSpanish. To access the Spanish version, click here.

November 16, 2020

New Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit

In October 2020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a new Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit that has been designed to help Tribal governments collect, manage, and analyze crash data in their jurisdictions. To learn more about each of the seven tools included in the toolkit, view the toolkit manual.

November 12, 2020

New paper highlights how process mapping is used to identify high collision concentration locations (HCCLs) across California

SafeTREC postdoctoral researcher Praveen Vayalamkuzhi has co-authored a newly published paper, "Process Mapping of Stakeholders in Transportation Safety Management" with researchers Camille Salem, Offer Grembek, Aditya Medury, and John L. Ensch in the Journal of Management in Engineering.