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December 27, 2017

Low-income groups, people with disabilities, seniors, and communities of color are at higher risk of being injured while walking and biking. Information on the safety needs of these groups is also limited.

December 22, 2017

The Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) and the Southeastern Transportation Center hosted Safety Sunday at TRB, an evening for safety conversations and networking on Sunday, January 7, 2018. 

Safety Sunday at TRB Event

December 20, 2017

SafeTREC staff and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting from January 7-11, 2018 in Washington, D.C. This year they are expecting to have more than 13,000 transportation professionals attending from around the world. See SafeTREC's involvement at TRB!

December 14, 2017

In early November, 2017, San Francisco's Vision Zero Task Force hosted a one-day workshop to identify bold ideas and action steps for achieving the City's Vision Zero goal to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2024.

December 13, 2017

Since 2009, UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks (Cal Walks) have partnered together on the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program to train local neighborhood residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and strengthen their collaboration with local officials and agency staff to make their communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike. 

November 29, 2017

November 22, 2017

The Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) website has new tools and updates!

Community Heat Map Graphic

Community Heat Map generated in new ATP Maps & Summary Data tool

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November 10, 2017

October 16, 2017

Did you know that car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers, ahead of all other types of injury, disease, or violence? To shed light on this epidemic and reduce the number of lives lost, National Teen Driver Safety Week will be held this week from October 15 - 21.

October 13, 2017

What is a safe systems approach to road safety? SafeTREC, a consortium member of the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS), the new University Transportation Center (UTC) at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), is part of the effort to answer this question and define the concept of a safe systems approach for introduction in the U.S. 

September 20, 2017

The 6th annual International Cycling Safety Conference was held for the first time outside of Europe in Davis, California, USA from September 20-23, 2017.

2017 ICSC

September 14, 2017

August 29, 2017

Please join us on Thursday, August 31 for the Vision Zero San Jose Community Outreach and Walk + Bike Workshop at the Cambrian Branch Library in San Jose!


DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 31; 6:00PM - 8:30PM
LOCATION: Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room - 1780 Hillsdale Avenue, San Jose, CA

August 24, 2017

August 23, 2017

July 25, 2017

July 18, 2017

Data is the bread and butter of safety analysis. This research brief highlights three new peer-reviewed studies that focus on questions around pedestrian and bicycle safety data and the patterns they identify. Read the full Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Research Brief to explore our findings

June 6, 2017

April 21, 2017

Co-director David Ragland speaks about Data-Driven Approaches to Road Safety

David Ragland Presents at SPUR

Crowdsourcing Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Crowdsourcing app on ped and bike