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July 10, 2018

Lemon Grove CPBST

Join us in identifying priorities to make walking and biking safer for seniors, youth, parents and people using assisted mobility devices in Lemon Grove! Please wear comfortable shoes; a community walk is a part of this event for those able to participate. 

July 3, 2018

July 2, 2018

June 29, 2018

Congratulations to Julia BG et al. for publishing a new paper, A behavioral modeling approach to bicycle level of service, in Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. The abstract is provided below. Read the full paper here.

June 22, 2018

Crash data is readily available and accessible for public use through government information databases. Crash data typically entails vehicle-related injuries and fatalities that were reported to police authorities. But what about unreported incidents--incidents that only require exchange of contact and insurance information, incidents that may not involve an injury  or injuries that might not have been reported?

May 25, 2018

Interested in learning how to make walking and biking to and from school safer for kids and residents? We have two Safe Routes to School Workshops coming up in Southeast Fresno and Pomona. Registration now open!

TRAINING INFORMATION

Walking and Bike Summit

Bike Train at School

May 15, 2018

As part of our Focus Cities Program, Los Angeles Walks will be hosting a Walking Safety Assessment on Wednesday, May 23 in Los Angeles in partnership with California Walks and the Youth Policy Institute. Join us to learn more about how to make walking and biking safer around the Santa Monica Boulevard Community Charter School!

May 9, 2018

Join us for the next Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) in Eureka! UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks will be hosting a workshop on how to make walking and biking safer near Zane Middle School on Tuesday, May 22.

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, May 22, 2018; 2:45pm-6:00pm
LOCATION:  Zane Middle School, 2155 S. Street, Eureka, CA
Register online at https://tinyurl.com/EurekaCPBST

May 7, 2018

Join SafeTREC and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership on Wednesday, May 23 to learn about how to make walking and rolling safer for kids in the Delhi community! Dinner, childcare, and interpretation will be available. Registration now open!

April 26, 2018

Whether rural, suburban or urban dweller, transportation for older adults is a critical lifeline to meet the needs of daily living, maintain independence and enable social connection.

Walking and bicycling are important transportation alternatives to motor vehicle travel. They are also important sources of physical activity and social connectedness for older adults.

Making communities age-friendly and transportation systems supportive of walking and bicycling for older adults is incredibly important as we consider the following statistics:

April 25, 2018

Interested in learning how to make walking and biking safer in Bakersfield? Register now for the latest Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) on Thursday, May 10th!

April 12, 2018

Join SafeTREC and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership on Friday, April 27 to learn about how to make walking and rolling safer for kids in Modesto's Airport Neighborhood! This will be the first Safe Routes to School Launch Workshop of 2018. Registration now open!

April 9, 2018

Save the date for the Safe Systems Summit on September 13-14, 2018!

March 29, 2018

April 1 - 7, 2018 is California Teen Driver Safety Week

According to recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), crashes are still the leading cause of teen deaths. In 2016, there were 1,908 young drivers aged 15 to 20 years old killed in motor vehicle crashes in the United States. In California that year, there were 473 young driver fatalities.

March 28, 2018

Interested in learning how to make walking and biking safer in Kern County? Register now for the latest Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) in the City of Arvin on Friday, April 20th!

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Friday, April 20, 2018; 3:00pm-6:30pm
LOCATION: Haven Middle School, 341 Haven Dr., Arvin, CA
REGISTRATION: register online at http://bit.ly/WalkBikeArvin or text/call: (714) 742-2295.

March 21, 2018

The Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been updated with 2017 SWITRS data!

ATP Hex Map graphic

March 14, 2018

NEW PAPER PUBLISHED BY CO-DIRECTOR OFFER GREMBEK

Offer Grembek has co-authored a newly published paper, "Developing a safety heatmap of uncontrolled intersections using both conflict probability and Graphic of heatmap at intersectionseverity" in the Accident Analysis & Prevention journal. 

March 7, 2018

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

February 26, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 for the first Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) at Howe Community Park in Arden-Arcade!

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 6, 2018; 12:00pm-4:00pm
LOCATION: Howe Community Park, Richard T. Conzelmann Community Center, 2201 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825
REGISTRATION: http://bit.ly/Arden-Arcade

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February 22, 2018

It's another exciting year for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program! SafeTREC and California Walks will again be offering free pedestrian and bicycle safety workshops throughout California this spring and summer. The goal of the program is to train local neighborhood residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and to strengthen their collaboration with local officials and agency staff to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

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SafeTREC E-News| May 21 2015

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SafeTREC E-News| April 30 2015

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SafeTREC E-News| March 5 2015

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SafeTREC E-News| February 17 2015

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SafeTREC E-News| January 21 2015

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SafeTREC E-News| December 19 2014

  • Traffic Safety and Injury Control Course - Spring 2015
  • Invitation: ITS Reception at TRB Annual Meeting Jan 12
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SafeTREC E-News| December 1 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| September 11 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| August 28 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| August 22 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| August 1 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| June 19 2014

  • SafeTREC's Frank Proulx Presides at Summer Workshop on Pedestrian and Bicycle Counting
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SafeTREC E-News| May 30 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| May 7 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| April 30 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| April 18 2014

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

SafeTREC E-News| April 11 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| April 3 2014

  • Elk Grove Community Pedestrian Safety Training: April 10
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SafeTREC E-News| February 13 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| January 31 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| January 10 2014

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SafeTREC E-News| December 20 2013

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  • SafeTREC Distracted Driving Project Among Nine Funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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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
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  • 2 SafeTREC GSR Openings Spring Semester
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SafeTREC E-News| November 8 2013

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