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September 1, 2021

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 Kristen Leckie, Policy & Program Analyst.

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August 31, 2021

August 27, 2021

According to the latest traffic safety data from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) while traffic fatalities have decreased 5.1% from 3,798 in 2018 to 3,606 in 2019, the safety for those walking and biking in our communities continues to be a concern. In 2019, there were 972 pedestrian fatalities (a 0.6% decrease from 2018) and 133 bicyclist fatalities (a 19.5% decrease from 2018).

August 16, 2021

Register now for one of our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops! These virtual workshops are presented throughout the state of California by UC Berkeley SafeTREC in partnership with California Walks. The CPBST program trains 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.

August 2, 2021

SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek to present in CSCRS Safe Systems Summer Learning Series

July 28, 2021

UC Berkeley SafeTREC’s Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been developed to provide quick, easy and free access to California crash data from the Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) that has been geo-coded to make it easy for users to query, map, and download collision data.

July 26, 2021

SafeTREC's Katherine Chen to present in CSCRS Safe Systems Summer Learning Series

July 19, 2021

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 SafeTREC's Visiting Scholar, Dr. Kangsoo Kim.

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July 15, 2021

July 13, 2021

Register now for the latest Focus Cities Webinar!

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June 30, 2021

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 Aqshems Nichols, Graduate Student Researcher.

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June 24, 2021

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to release the California Traffic Safety Survey 2021 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 21, 2021

SafeTREC Co-Director Jill Cooper to Present in 6/22 Traffic Safety Peer Exchange

Graphic for Traffic Safety Peer Exchange with woman walking and a speed limit sign

June 8, 2021

SCAG's Go Human campaignlaunches new Traffic Safety Peer Exchange Summer Series

Traffic Safety Peer Exchanges graphic with a woman walking and a speed limit sign

June 1, 2021

CSCRS Selects New Round of Transportation Safety Research Projects

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May 5, 2021

Research highlights how road diets have been shown to reduce traffic injury

SafeTREC's graduate student researcher Elijah Wade and research analyst Bor-Wen Tsai have co-authored a new research highlight, "Selected Research on Road Diets."

April 29, 2021

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 Katherine Gosselin, Research Analyst.

April 19, 2021

Work with Us!

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. Please see the details below and upcoming review date for our open position.