News

July 27, 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 Julia Griswold, SafeTREC Researcher.

July 22, 2020

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to release the California Traffic Safety Survey 2020 led by Ewald & Wasserman Research Consultants (E&W). This study was conducted on behalf of the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) at the University of California, Berkeley.  

July 21, 2020

This month, SafeTREC Co-Director and Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) Associate Director Offer Grembek was featured in "Talking with Offer Grembek, Transportation Researcher, about Safe Systems & Speed" the latest entry of the Vision Zero Network's People Behind the Progress Series.

July 14, 2020

June 23, 2020

Join the latest webinar in WALKSacramento's Safe Routes to Parks and Healthy Retail Webinar Series


How to Conduct a Walk Audit

DATE: Thursday, June 25th, 2020
TIME:
1pm - 2pm PST
REGISTRATION: 
https://bit.ly/37TltTQ

June 12, 2020

The SafeTREC Tribal Road Safety Program announces availability of one to two hour technical assistance webinars for either or both of two online tools relevant for tribal road safety: 

June 4, 2020

Preliminary observations and important questions about traffic safety during COVID-19 based on provisional weekly police-reported injury crashes on state highways in California

 

June 3, 2020

Join us for the next Focus Cities webinar!

Participants at Tenderloin Community Celebration on Taylor Street

DATE: Thursday, June 18, 2020
TIME: 10am - 11am PDT
REGISTRATION: https://bit.ly/FCWebinar061820

May 20, 2020

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to share a new research highlight by graduate student researcher Marta Polovin, "Media Narratives of Pedestrian & Bicyclist-Involved Crashes."

May 15, 2020

NEW! Tribes in California can obtain funding for transportation safety improvements from the following sources. Note details for program application deadlines and upcoming informational webinars:

May 12, 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 Adrienne Joseph, SafeTREC Research Administrator.

May 4, 2020

Join Us for the Next Focus Cities Webinar!

Image of volunteers with donated food bags for KidWorks and congregation families

DATE: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
TIME: 10am - 11am PDT
REGISTRATIONhttps://bit.ly/FCMay12Webinar

April 28, 2020

According to the latest traffic safety data from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), while traffic fatalities have decreased 8.3% from 3,884 in 2017 to 3,563 in 2018, the safety for those walking and biking in our communities continues to be a concern. In 2018, there were 893 pedestrian fatalities (a 5% decrease from 2017) and 155 bicyclist fatalities (an increase of 6.89% from 2017).

April 20, 2020

Exciting news! Features around micromobility and infrastructure improvements have been added to UC Berkeley SafeTREC’s Street Story, an online community engagement tool that allows residents, community groups and agencies to collect information about transportation collisions, near-misses, general hazards and safe locations to travel. This information is publicly accessible in downloadable maps and tables, and can be easily recorded and shared with community partners.

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.