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January 19, 2023

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The Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) is a program of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and the Institute of Transportation Studies. The Center’s objective is to prevent injuries from traffic crashes through projects encompassing research, training, public service, and policy. We currently have one position open. Please see the details below and upcoming review date.

January 18, 2023

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to 16 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 4, 2023

December 19, 2022

Today we're excited to share a guest news story from Jennifer Palcher-Silliman, Professional Development and Outreach Program Manager for the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS). This post was originally posted on December 15, 2022.

December 16, 2022

December 12, 2022

Headed to the 2023 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting this year? Interested in learning more about the latest safety-related research topics? 

UC Berkeley SafeTREC researchers, faculty and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board (TRB) 102nd Annual Meeting, held in person this year January 8–12, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

December 5, 2022

November 22, 2022

Congratulations to Department of City and Regional Planning doctoral students Meiqing Li and Cheng-Kai Hsu on receiving the Wendy Tao International Smart Cities Fellowship!

November 14, 2022

Work with Us!

The Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) is a program of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and the Institute of Transportation Studies. The Center’s objective is to prevent injuries from traffic crashes through projects encompassing research, training, public service, and policy. We currently have two positions open. Please see the details below and upcoming review date.

November 1, 2022

Work with Us!

The Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) is a program of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and the Institute of Transportation Studies. The Center’s objective is to prevent injuries from traffic crashes through projects encompassing research, training, public service, and policy. We currently have one position open. Please see the details below and upcoming review date.

October 29, 2022

New research brief highlights need to ensure e-scooter safety to prevent injury

October 27, 2022

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is inviting 12 California Tribes to apply for the next round of Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSAs), beginning October 2022 and to be completed by September 30, 2023. TTSA studies will be based on the tribal communities' input about their transportation choices, challenges and opportunities, and can help tribal staff and leadership plan and prioritize safety improvements for all travel modes (walking, bicycling, transit, driving) on tribal roads and pathways, and on roads accessing tribal lands.

October 24, 2022

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series where we highlight a SafeTREC team member and share their stories, work and interest in transportation and safety research. In today's post, meet Postdoctoral Researcher Md. Mintu Miah.

Can you share a little bit about yourself and your role at SafeTREC?

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to 16 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.

September 30, 2022

September 28, 2022

On September 21, 2022 Praveen Vayalamkuzhi, former postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkeley SafeTREC, was honored by the National Safety Council (NSC) as aNSC President Lorraine Martin and Praveen Vayalamkuzhi at the NSC Expo holding a sign on stage congratulating the Rising Stars of Safety Award recipientsRising Star of Safety at the 2022 NSC Safety Congres

September 26, 2022

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series where we highlight a SafeTREC team member and share their stories, work and interest in transportation and safety research. In today's post, meet Postdoctoral Researcher Soheil Sohrabi.

Can you share a little bit about yourself and your role at SafeTREC?