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June 16, 2022

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022 the California Senate Committee on Transportation held a hearing to discuss a series of measures around pedestrian and bicycle safety, public transportation, transportation planning and funding, and more. As part of the proceedings, SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek provided expert testimony for AB 1909, the Bicycle Omnibus Bill. 

June 14, 2022

New paper highlights a framework to identify traffic conflicts

Former SafeTREC Graduate Student Researcher and current Applied Scientist at Amazon Jiajian Lu has co-authored a new publication, "Learning the representation of surrogate safety measures to identify traffic conflict" with SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek and Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor Mark Hansen in the journal Accident Analysis & Prevention.

Applying the Safe System Approach to Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety

DATE: Thursday, June 30, 2022Graphic representing the adapted Safe System approach with a dark blue circle and six segments with overlaid white text and icons to show the six adapted principles and elements
TIME: 
10am - 11am PDT

June 6, 2022

June 2, 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 Visiting Scholar Sang-Hyeok Kang.

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June 1, 2022

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to release the 2022 California Traffic Safety Survey 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.  

May 27, 2022

May 12, 2022

On Friday, May 6, 2022 the UC Berkeley Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS) held an award ceremony to honor the recipients of the 2021 ITS Awards, which included faculty, staff, graduate students, alumni and more for their distinguished service, research, and contributions. 

May 10, 2022

This year, the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program will partner with 7 communities throughout California to discuss, plan, and implement active transportation safety improvements. We're excited to announce the 2022 CPBST program will launch with our first workshop in Vacaville on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 5:30pm!

May 2, 2022

On Thursday, April 28, 2022 the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) held their R&D Bi-Weekly Brownbag seminar. The session includedSafe System Approach 5 action elements and 6 principles a presentation with SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek, "Longitudinal Analysis Comparing Provisional and Final Crash Data in SWITRS."

New research brief explores the impacts of pluralistic ignorance on traffic safety perceptions

At the heart of active transportation systems are the people that use them. In a new research brief, Peer Influence and Perceptions of Safety, UC Berkeley SafeTREC's Graduate Student Researcher Aqshems Nichols and Co-Director Jill F. Cooper discuss the importance of considering perceptions in traffic safety analyses and the potential for investigating how a psychological phenomenon known as pluralistic ignorance could be shaping those perceptions. 

April 28, 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 Lecturer and Visiting Policy Analyst Glenn Shor.

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April 27, 2022

Maps showing reports in Street Story for crashes, near misses, hazards and safe spaces in Humboldt County

"I have the data, now what?" A closer look at data collection, collaboration, and planning between community and governmental agencies

DATE: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
TIME: 
11am - 12pm PT

April 25, 2022

On April 21, 2022, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) San Diego Chapter held their virtual April 2022 Luncheon, "Setting Speed Limits for Safety." The event included presentations with SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek, "The Safe System Approach: Considerations for Speed Limits and Management" and

April 20, 2022

CSCRS Vision Zero & Safe System Research Highlighted in UTC Spotlight

April 12, 2022

On March 31, 2022 SafeTREC Researcher Julia Griswold commented on the steady rise of hit-and-run deaths in the last 15 years as a share of traffic deaths in anPedestrian crosswalk button near an intersection article, "Traffic safety crisis marked by spike in hit-and-run deaths" with CNN Business journalist M

April 6, 2022

On Monday March 28th, 2022 the California State Assembly Committee on Transportation held a hearing to discuss fourteen bills addressing transportation legislation around pedestrian and bicycle safety, speed safety systems, transportation planning and funding, and more.

April 5, 2022

March 23, 2022

TIMS Update: 2019 Final and 2020-2021 Provisional SWITRS Crash Data

On March 21, 2022 the Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) was updated with the final version of the 2019 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) crash data. In addition, the provisional set of 2020-2021 SWITRS crashes was also updated. Learn more here

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 Applications Programmer Liwei Fu.

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