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April 3, 2014

APRIL 4, 2014

PRESENTATION BY SEAN CO, METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL/PEDESTRIAN SAFETY WORKSHOP THURSDAY, APRIL 10 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Samuel Jackman Middle School
7925 Kentwal Drive
Sacramento, CA 95823

COFFEE & LIGHT BREAKFAST PROVIDED

January 31, 2014

Bikeways in Berkeley

Presentation by Eric Anderson, City of Berkeley

FEBRUARY 21 

NOON-1 P.M.

SAFETREC 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE CENTER, 2614 DWIGHT WAY

See materials in eScholarship archive.

Departure time choice modeling: accounting for flexibility and latent effects

Presentation by Mikkel Thorhauge, PhD student, Technical University of Denmark

January 10, 2014

SafeTREC students, faculty, and researchers are participating in the following events at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 12-16 in Washington, D.C. 

SafeTREC Associate Director for Research Offer Grembek will be presenting on Pillar 1 - Safety Management at “Pedestrian Safety Across the Five Pillars of the United Nations Decade of Action," a workshop sponsored by the Global Road Safety Subcommittee, on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. 

Grembek also serves as Research Coordinator for the Subcommittee.

These are part of SafeTREC's efforts on behalf of our Global Road Safety Training Program @ UC Berkeley.

December 20, 2013

The project, "Analyzing the effectiveness of laws on distracted and inattentive driving to reduce traffic injuries," was one of nine research projects announced by Public Health Law Research(link is external), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation(link is external), on December 19, 2013.

Workshop 169: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Strategies for University Campuses and Peripheral Areas

Sunday, January 12, 2014
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Marriott Maryland B
Presiding, Dr. Offer Grembek, Associate Director for Research, SafeTREC

November 26, 2013

1. GSR opening for a distracted driving study @ SafeTREC beginning Spring 2014.

Application deadline: 12/13/2013

Project background: In the past few years, driver distraction from cell phone use has become a hot issue, with many states rushing to pass laws to regulate or ban the use of electronic devices while driving. While cell phone use is known to reduce driver attention and performance, there is limited understanding of the impact that these laws have on roadway safety.

Friday, December 13, noon to 1

Presentation by Ryan Greene-Roesel, Senior Transportation Planner at the San Francisco County Transportation Authority

Vew the slides and listen to the presentation remotely at: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/4fq4q450(link is external)

OVERVIEW AND HIGHLIGHTS

Starting with the Haddon Matrix-the "Map" of Traffic Safety, this course takes students through the many aspects of traffic safety, including issues specific to California. Topics include where to find traffic safety data and how to use it; the various components of data (numbers, exposure, risk); aspects of traffic safety analysis (human factors, naturalistic driving studies, vehicle factors, occupant protection and risk compensation). 

SafeTREC Research Associate Swati Pande, a second-year MPP student at the Goldman School of Public Policy, blogs in a recent edition of the school's online magazine, PMJ Online, about using A.O. Hirschman's concepts to understand Safe Routes to School.

"These insights provide a framework for thinking about other projects that are ambitious not simply because of scale but because of their proposed impact. [Emphasis added.]

November 8, 2013

Slides and recording http://escholarship.org/uc/item/2d40r5q9

Friday, Nov. 22

Presented by Dr. Kara Kockelman, University of Texas at Austin

In November 2013 the SafeTREC website moved to the Drupal open-source content management system. This system allows our researchers and staff to upload materials in a more timely manner so that we can share them with our users more readily and in a format that is easier to discover.

November 1, 2013

"Transportation Policy in Oakland as It Is and as It Should Be" slides and recording online

Friday, November 1, noon to 1
Presentation by Jamie Parks, Complete Streets Program Manager, City of Oakland