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March 26, 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 Nancy Leon, SafeTREC Finance Manager.

March 4, 2020

Join Us for Upcoming Focus Cities Webinar!

DATE: Wednesday, March 18, 2020Cover page of new Getting to the Curb Guide
TIME: 10am - 11am PDT
REGISTRATION: http://bit.ly/FocusCitiesWebinar

February 28, 2020

Register now for an upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) this month in a community near you to identify priorities to make walking and biking safer for everyone - including seniors, students, parents, and people with disabilities! These workshops train neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

February 21, 2020

Share your transportation safety stories at upcoming workshop in Los Angeles!

DATE: Tuesday, February 25, 2020Street Story Flyer with image of participants in walk assessment and learning how to use paper version of Street Story.
TIME: 8:30am - 12:30pm

February 13, 2020

Street Story 101: Give Your Input on Safe Streets in Altadena!

Thursday, February 20th, 7pmStreet Story 101 Flyer with image of participants in walk assessment
Altadena Community Center
730 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena, CA 91001

Register now for our Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshop coming up in the Pico-Aliso, Boyle Heights community to identify priorities to make walking and biking safer for everyone - including seniors, students, parents, and people with disabilities. These workshops train neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

January 31, 2020

This year SafeTREC faculty, staff and graduate students joined over 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world at the Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting from January 16-20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Our team had the opportunity to present some of our latest transportation safety research, participate in various events, workshops and activities, and connect with alum.

January 30, 2020

Early Registration for the National Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference (NaTMEC) 2020 ends on February 17, 2020. Don't miss this opportunity to save as much as $75 on your meeting registration!

January 24, 2020

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to California local agencies with a population of over 25,000 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.

December 20, 2019

7 separate projects address crucial traffic safety issues for the safety of road users in California.

(Berkeley, Calif., December 20, 2019) – The UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) announced today 7 grants for 2019-20 from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to support crucial traffic safety programs.

December 19, 2019

SafeTREC researchers, faculty, staff and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting from January 12-16, 2020 in Washington, D.C. This year they are expecting to have more than 13,000 transportation professionals attending from around the world.

Headed to the 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting this year? Interested in learning more about the latest safety-related research topics? 

December 10, 2019

December 3, 2019

Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Wendy Ortiz, Community Programs Manager at California Walks (Cal Walks), our partners for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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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. We currently have two positions open. Please see the details below and upcoming review dates.

November 27, 2019

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November 5, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

November 4, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

November 1, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

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SafeTREC E-News| May 21 2015

  • May: Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
  • SafeTREC Education Course: Spring 2015 Traffic Safety and Injury Control

SafeTREC E-News| April 30 2015

  • Ukiah Community Pedestrian Safety Training: May 5
  • #SAVEKIDSLIVES- Be a part of the Global Road Safety Week, May 4 -10
  • SafeTREC Global Road Safety Training Program

SafeTREC E-News| April 24 2015

  • McKinleyville Community Pedestrian Safety Training: April 29
  • SafeTREC Seminar May 1, 2015: Preventive Interventions Aimed at Reducing Alcohol Related Traffic Injuries and Deaths

SafeTREC E-News| March 5 2015

  • SafeTREC Seminar Mar 6: Chinese Road Safety and Driver Behavior Research
  • SafeTREC & Chen Ryan Receive Excellence in Safety Research Award
  • SafeTREC Is Hiring!

SafeTREC E-News| February 17 2015

  • SafeTREC Seminar Feb 20: Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plans in Post-War Suburban Communities
  • Poster Session Feb 23: Economic Benefits of Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Investments Around Transit
  • SafeTREC Seminar Mar 13: Applying UrbanSim to Transportation Issues in Cities
  • TRB Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection Published

SafeTREC E-News| January 21 2015

  • ITS Seminar Jan 23: Clean Transportation As the Path to a Clean Grid
  • Webinar Jan 29: Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection
  • SafeTREC/ITS Seminar Jan 30: Safety in Numbers for Walkers and Bicyclists. Why?
  • College Campus Traffic Safety Study Published

SafeTREC E-News| December 19 2014

  • Traffic Safety and Injury Control Course - Spring 2015
  • Invitation: ITS Reception at TRB Annual Meeting Jan 12
  • SafeTREC at TRB 2015

SafeTREC E-News| December 1 2014

  • SafeTREC/UCTC Seminar Dec 5: Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection
  • SafeTREC Seminar Dec 12: Policy and Planning at the Alameda County Transportation Commission

SafeTREC E-News| September 11 2014

  • Final 2012 SWITRS Data Added to TIMS
  • 5 Different Stories from Groups Who Used TIMS

SafeTREC E-News| August 28 2014

  • SafeTREC's Frank Proulx Among Three Berkeley Eisenhower Fellowship Recipients
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar/Webinar: TIMS and CATSIP, an overview and highlights

SafeTREC E-News| August 22 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar/Webinar: TIMS and CATSIP, an overview and highlights

SafeTREC E-News| August 1 2014

  • Fall 2016 Public Health 285a Injury Prevention and Control Meets weekly on Friday, 2-4 pm, 2 units (3 units with a paper)
  • New Motorcyclist Safety Items

SafeTREC E-News| June 19 2014

  • SafeTREC's Frank Proulx Presides at Summer Workshop on Pedestrian and Bicycle Counting
  • SafeTREC Presentations at PedsCount! 2014
  • SafeTREC's Swati Pande to Present Active Transportation and Complete Streets Evaluation
  • SafeTREC's David Ragland Profiled by RWJ's Active Living Program

SafeTREC E-News| May 30 2014

  • Spring 2014 Seminars Conclude: Archives Now Online
  • SafeTREC's Swati Pande to Present Active Transportation and Complete Streets Evaluation

SafeTREC E-News| May 7 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 9: Towards Risk-Based Traffic Safety 
  • SafeTREC at PedsCount! 2014
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 2: Flexible Work Schedules and Transportation Behavior at UC Berkeley

SafeTREC E-News| April 30 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 2: Flexible Work Schedules and Transportation Behavior at UC Berkeley
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 9: Towards Risk-Based Traffic Safety 
  • A Comparative Analysis of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Around University Campuses
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 25: ODOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Implementation Plan

SafeTREC E-News| April 18 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 25: ODOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Implementation Plan

SafeTREC E-News| April 11 2014

  • Glendale Community Pedestrian Safety Training: April 17
  • Now Online SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 18: Improving Traffic Safety Culture through California’s SHSP
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 25: ODOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Implementation Plan
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 4: Slides and Recording Now Online: Health Impacts of Transport Investments

SafeTREC E-News| April 3 2014

  • Elk Grove Community Pedestrian Safety Training: April 10
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 4: Slides and Recording Now Online: Health Impacts of Transport Investments

SafeTREC E-News| February 13 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Bikeways in Berkeley

SafeTREC E-News| January 31 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Departure time choice modeling
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Bikeways in Berkeley

SafeTREC E-News| January 10 2014

  • SafeTREC at TRB 2014
  • SafeTREC to Host Campus Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Workshop at 2014 Annual Meeting of TRB
  • SafeTREC Participation at TRB 2014 in Global Road Safety Workshop

SafeTREC E-News| December 20 2013

  • SafeTREC to Host Campus Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Workshop at 2014 Annual Meeting of TRB
  • SafeTREC Distracted Driving Project Among Nine Funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Benefit Cost Analysis Applied to Behavioral and Engineering Safety Countermeasures in San Francisco Slides online

SafeTREC E-News| December 10 2013

  • Traffic Safety and Injury Control-Civil Engineering C265 (Cross Listed) Public Health C285
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Benefit Cost Analysis Applied to Behavioral and Engineering Safety Countermeasures in San Francisco Slides online
  • 2 SafeTREC GSR Openings Spring Semester

SafeTREC E-News| November 26 2013

  • SafeTREC Researcher Uses Hirschman to Discuss Safe Routes to School
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Benefit Cost Analysis Applied to Behavioral and Engineering Safety Countermeasures in San Francisco Slides online
  • Traffic Safety and Injury Control-Civil Engineering C265 (Cross Listed) Public Health C285
  • 2 SafeTREC GSR Openings Spring Semester
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Crash Rates and Risks: Slides and Recording

SafeTREC E-News| November 8 2013

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Crash Rates and Risks: Slides and Recording
  • SafeTREC Website Moves to New Design & Content System