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September 8, 2023

New research brief explores potential association between the presence of alcohol outlets and pedestrian injuries

September 5, 2023

Participants in the CPBST at Westmont High School conducting a walk and bike assessment  

Participants conducting a walk and bike assessment near Westmont High School in San Jose, CA

August 31, 2023

This year, the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program will partner with seven communities throughout California to discuss, plan, and implement active transportation safety improvements. Join us for the last CPBST of 2023 at Cal Poly Pomona on Tuesday, September 19th!

August 29, 2023

Implementing Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA) Improvements: A Peer Exchange

Thursday, September 14, 2023 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm PT

August 24, 2023

Join us in welcoming our new staff member to the SafeTREC team! 

Liza Lutzker
Research Data Analyst

Liza Lutzker, smiling, wearing glasses, framed by a canopy of leaves with a Berkeley branded blue box with white tessellation to her left

August 8, 2023

Join program partners UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks for an upcoming Comunidades Activas y Seguras (CAyS) workshop in the following communities:

August 3, 2023

As the summer rolls on, our Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program (CPBST) continues to work with communities across the state of California to advance their pedestrian and bicycle safety goals. In 2023, the CPBST program is partnering with 7 new communities to:

  • review pedestrian and bicycle crash data and safety strategies;

  • facilitate a walking and biking assessment;

July 31, 2023

Join program partners UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks for an upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) in the following communities:

July 26, 2023

July 19, 2023

New research brief explores the factors that contribute to road safety needs of older adults

July 13, 2023

Implementing Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA) Improvements: A Peer Exchange

Tuesday, July 25, 2023 | 10:00am - 11:00am PT

July 7, 2023

UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) is currently seeking a new Director to lead our center as we work together to inform decision-making and empower communities to improve roadway safety for all.

July 5, 2023

This year, the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program will partner with seven communities throughout California to discuss, plan, and implement active transportation safety improvements. Join us for the next CPBST of 2023 in Bell Gardens on Tuesday, July 11th!

July 3, 2023

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to release the 2023 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.  

June 29, 2023

To our friends and colleagues, it is with mixed emotions that we announce that UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) Co-director Jill Cooper will be retiring from UC Berkeley on June 29th after 23 years of service. 

Collage showing Co-Director Jill Cooper over the years with staff, faculty and students

June 20, 2023

June 14, 2023

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is inviting 12 California Tribes to apply for the next round of Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSAs), 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. Tribal staff can also use the TTSA reports in support of their funding applications.

June 13, 2023

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 Iman Mahdinia.

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

May 30, 2023

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 Application Programmer Simon Kao.

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

May 24, 2023

This year, the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program will partner with seven communities throughout California to discuss, plan, and implement active transportation safety improvements. Join us for the next CPBST of 2023 at GROW Academy in Arvin on Tuesday, June 13th!