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February 17, 2015

SafeTREC Seminar

Applying UrbanSim to Transportation Issues in Cities

Fletcher Foti

Friday, March 13, 2015
12 - 1 pm, PST

2614 Dwight Way (at Bowditch)
2nd Floor Conference Room
Berkeley, CA 94720

The Transportation Research Board's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 797: Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection has just been published. The book describes methods and technologies for counting pedestrians and bicyclists, offers guidance on developing a non-motorized count program, gives suggestions on selecting appropriate counting methods and technologies, and provides examples of how organizations have used non-motorized count data to better fulfill their missions.

SafeTREC Seminar

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plans in Post-War Suburban Communities

Jennifer Donlon Wyant
Senior Associate
Alta Planning + Design

Friday, February 20, 2015
12 - 1 pm, PST

January 21, 2015

SafeTREC / ITS Seminar

Safety in Numbers for Walkers and Bicyclists. Why?

Peter L. Jacobsen
Public Health Consultant

Friday, January 30, 2015
4:00 pm -5:00 pm
(Cookies and Coffee at 3:30 pm)
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
UC Berkeley

TRB-Hosted Webinar

Tools for Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection

January 29, 2015

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET 

ITS Seminar

Clean Transportation As the Path to a Clean Grid by Eliminating EV Range Anxiety and Enabling Vehicle-Grid Integration

Samveg Saxena
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

December 19, 2014

The UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies will be hosting a reception at the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in January 2015 in Washington, DC.

If you will be attending TRB, please join us:

Monday, January 12, 2015
5:30 to 7:30 pm

Course Announcement 

Traffic Safety and Injury Control - Spring 2015

(Civli and Environmental Engineering C265, cross-listed with Public Health C285) 


December 1, 2014

SafeTREC/UCTC Seminar

NCHRP 07-19: Methods and Technologies for Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection

Frank Proulx
UC Berkeley

Friday, December 5, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 pm

2614 Dwight Way
2nd Floor Conference Room
Berkeley, CA 94720

SafeTREC Seminar

Tess Lengyel
Deputy Director of Policy and Planning, Alameda County Transportation Commission

Friday, December 12, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 pm

2614 Dwight Way
2nd Floor Conference Room
Berkeley, CA 94720

October 4, 2014

An overview of transportation in Ireland and the design of the National Cycle Network
Friday, October 11, noon to 1
Slides online.

September 11, 2014

As of September 5, the final version of the 2012 SWTIRS data has been added to TIMS. The SWITRS GIS Map, SWITRS Query & Map and the complete data download from the SWITRS resource page have been updated.

August 28, 2014

SafeTREC graduate student researcher Frank Proulx (at far left in photo) is among three students from the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Berkeley to win prestigious 2014 Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowships for their research in transportation planning. 

June 19, 2014

Capturing Trips on Foot: Offer Grembek and Frank Proulx at PedsCount! 2014

Preliminary findings from NCHRP 07-19: review of count methods and technologies, notably advantages and disadvantages of manual vs. automated; tips on improving data quality, and methods to adjust counts without sacrificing accuracy.