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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.

January 31, 2020

This year SafeTREC faculty, staff and graduate students joined over 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world at the Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting from January 16-20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Our team had the opportunity to present some of our latest transportation safety research, participate in various events, workshops and activities, and connect with alum. Enjoy our round-up of selected photos to share what we were up to at #TRBAM!

January 30, 2020

Early Registration for the National Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference (NaTMEC) 2020 ends on February 17, 2020. Don't miss this opportunity to save as much as $75 on your meeting registration!

January 24, 2020

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to California local agencies with a population of over 25,000 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

December 20, 2019

7 separate projects address crucial traffic safety issues for the safety of road users in California.

(Berkeley, Calif., December 20, 2019) – The UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) announced today 7 grants for 2019-20 from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to support crucial traffic safety programs.

December 19, 2019

SafeTREC researchers, faculty, staff and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting from January 12-16, 2020 in Washington, D.C. This year they are expecting to have more than 13,000 transportation professionals attending from around the world. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the spotlight theme for the 2020 meeting: A Century of Progress: Foundation for the Future.

Headed to the 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting this year? Interested in learning more about the latest safety-related research topics? 

December 10, 2019

December 3, 2019

Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Wendy Ortiz, Community Programs Manager at California Walks (Cal Walks), our partners for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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. We currently have two positions open. Please see the details below and upcoming review dates.

November 27, 2019