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January 20, 2021

New paper highlights how socio-economic characteristics of a specific area influence traffic safety

Former SafeTREC graduate student researcher and current postdoctoral researcher at the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL) Amir M. Amiri has co-authored a new publication, "Evaluating the impact of socio-economic contributing factors of cities in California on their traffic safety condition" with researchers Koorosh Naderi, Jill F. Cooper, and Navid Nadimi in the Journal of Transport & Health.

January 12, 2021

Original post appeared on the Vision Zero Network.

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December 23, 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 graduate student researcher Qianhua Luo.

SafeTREC researchers, faculty and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board 100th Annual Meeting, which will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January, 2021.  

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December 7, 2020

December 3, 2020

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UCB SafeTREC Receives $4.28 Million in Grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety

November 25, 2020

Exciting news! The online version of Street Story is now available in English and Spanish. Also, a paper version of Street Story is available in English and View of report in the Spanish version of the Street Story toolSpanish. To access the Spanish version, click here.

November 16, 2020

New Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit

In October 2020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a new Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit that has been designed to help Tribal governments collect, manage, and analyze crash data in their jurisdictions. To learn more about each of the seven tools included in the toolkit, view the toolkit manual.

November 12, 2020

New paper highlights how process mapping is used to identify high collision concentration locations (HCCLs) across California

SafeTREC postdoctoral researcher Praveen Vayalamkuzhi has co-authored a newly published paper, "Process Mapping of Stakeholders in Transportation Safety Management" with researchers Camille Salem, Offer Grembek, Aditya Medury, and John L. Ensch in the Journal of Management in Engineering.

November 9, 2020

UC Berkeley SafeTREC's Offer Grembek to present in upcoming virtual safety series about community-based traffic safety data & approaches during a pandemic

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October 29, 2020

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to announce that two new video tutorials are now available as part of the Tribal Road Safety Program! Click on the links below to learn how to use two new tools for advancing road safety on tribal lands: Tribal Street Story and Tribal TIMS.

October 16, 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 Jarah Crowner, Policy & Program Analyst.

October 5, 2020

SafeTREC Co-director Offer Grembek and Applications Program Manager SangHyouk Oum will present in this year's UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium, "Not Back to Normal: Mapping a Just Transportation Recovery from COVID-19" on October 21, 2020 in a session on Air Quality, Safety, and Well-Being Consequences of Transportation Impacts.

September 30, 2020

2020 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Fact Sheets feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues to help inform future road safety efforts during the pandemic

COVID-19 and Traffic Safety

September 18, 2020

September is Pedestrian Safety Month!

This year's Pedestrian Safety month looks very different during COVID-19, with communities practicing social distancing, essential workers traveling to their work while others work from home, students are returning to school virtually, and in some cases activities are resuming and businesses are reopening as it is safe to do so. In the midst of this, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is encouraging all of us to look out for one another.

September 17, 2020

As part of our education and professional development activities for the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS), we're excited to announce the recipients of our 2020-2021 CSCRS Road Safety Graduate Student Fellowships! This year's five awardees submitted excellent applications for a wide range of timely and important student-initiated research projects. 

September 10, 2020

Join us for the next Focus Cities webinar!

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DATE: Tuesday, September 15, 2020
TIME: 3pm - 4pm PDT

September 4, 2020

"The good news is we already have the vaccine for the transportation safety pandemic. We just must choose to use it."

August 30, 2020

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to share a new research highlight by research analyst Katherine Gosselin, "Commercial vehicles, fatigue, parking, and safety."

August 13, 2020

The JTTE launches the first session of Young Academic Editors (YAE)

Please join us in congratulating SafeTREC postdoctoral researcher Praveen Vayalamkuzhi and the 68 members from 11 countries & 45 institutes for their appointment as Young Academic Editors (YAE) to the Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (JTTE)! Learn more about these outstanding young scholars in transportation.