News

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.

May 30, 2014

The SafeTREC-UCTC Research Seminar/Webinar Series has ended for the Spring Semester. We have posted slides and recordings (where they are available) on the SafeTREC eScholarship site at the University of California Digital Library. Here are the presentations and the links where you can find related materials online. The entire archive of research seminar/webinars, dating back to 2012, is located on the SafeTREC Webinar page of the eScholarship site.

Free Webinar from Bay Area Health in Transportation

July 16 10-11 am 

Presentation by Swati Pande, Research Associate, SafeTREC

Discussion of the findings of a project she conducted with the Safe Routes to School National Partnership on evaluating Active Transportation funding and Complete Streets policies in the Bay Area. 

May 7, 2014

The third edition of the biannual PedsCount! conference features two sessions involving SafeTREC staff and researchers. PedsCount! 2014 takes place May 14-16 in Sacramento. The full program can be found here May 7 is the final day to register. Register here

MAY 9

NOON-1 P.M.

SAFETREC 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM, 2614 DWIGHT WAY

PRESENTATION BY MOHSEN A. JAFARI, PROFESSOR OF INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

April 30, 2014

MAY 9

NOON-1 P.M.

SAFETREC 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM, 2614 DWIGHT WAY

April 11, 2014

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY EDUCATION WORKSHOP, THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

April 3, 2014

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

APRIL 4, 2014

PRESENTATION BY SEAN CO, METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

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.

SafeTREC E-News| May 21 2015

  • May: Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
  • SafeTREC Education Course: Spring 2015 Traffic Safety and Injury Control

SafeTREC E-News| April 30 2015

  • Ukiah Community Pedestrian Safety Training: May 5
  • #SAVEKIDSLIVES- Be a part of the Global Road Safety Week, May 4 -10
  • SafeTREC Global Road Safety Training Program

SafeTREC E-News| April 24 2015

  • McKinleyville Community Pedestrian Safety Training: April 29
  • SafeTREC Seminar May 1, 2015: Preventive Interventions Aimed at Reducing Alcohol Related Traffic Injuries and Deaths

SafeTREC E-News| March 5 2015

  • SafeTREC Seminar Mar 6: Chinese Road Safety and Driver Behavior Research
  • SafeTREC & Chen Ryan Receive Excellence in Safety Research Award
  • SafeTREC Is Hiring!

SafeTREC E-News| February 17 2015

  • SafeTREC Seminar Feb 20: Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plans in Post-War Suburban Communities
  • Poster Session Feb 23: Economic Benefits of Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Investments Around Transit
  • SafeTREC Seminar Mar 13: Applying UrbanSim to Transportation Issues in Cities
  • TRB Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection Published

SafeTREC E-News| January 21 2015

  • ITS Seminar Jan 23: Clean Transportation As the Path to a Clean Grid
  • Webinar Jan 29: Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection
  • SafeTREC/ITS Seminar Jan 30: Safety in Numbers for Walkers and Bicyclists. Why?
  • College Campus Traffic Safety Study Published

SafeTREC E-News| December 19 2014

  • Traffic Safety and Injury Control Course - Spring 2015
  • Invitation: ITS Reception at TRB Annual Meeting Jan 12
  • SafeTREC at TRB 2015

SafeTREC E-News| December 1 2014

  • SafeTREC/UCTC Seminar Dec 5: Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection
  • SafeTREC Seminar Dec 12: Policy and Planning at the Alameda County Transportation Commission

SafeTREC E-News| September 11 2014

  • Final 2012 SWITRS Data Added to TIMS
  • 5 Different Stories from Groups Who Used TIMS

SafeTREC E-News| August 28 2014

  • SafeTREC's Frank Proulx Among Three Berkeley Eisenhower Fellowship Recipients
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar/Webinar: TIMS and CATSIP, an overview and highlights

SafeTREC E-News| August 22 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar/Webinar: TIMS and CATSIP, an overview and highlights

SafeTREC E-News| August 1 2014

  • Fall 2016 Public Health 285a Injury Prevention and Control Meets weekly on Friday, 2-4 pm, 2 units (3 units with a paper)
  • New Motorcyclist Safety Items

SafeTREC E-News| June 19 2014

  • SafeTREC's Frank Proulx Presides at Summer Workshop on Pedestrian and Bicycle Counting
  • SafeTREC Presentations at PedsCount! 2014
  • SafeTREC's Swati Pande to Present Active Transportation and Complete Streets Evaluation
  • SafeTREC's David Ragland Profiled by RWJ's Active Living Program

SafeTREC E-News| May 30 2014

  • Spring 2014 Seminars Conclude: Archives Now Online
  • SafeTREC's Swati Pande to Present Active Transportation and Complete Streets Evaluation

SafeTREC E-News| May 7 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 9: Towards Risk-Based Traffic Safety 
  • SafeTREC at PedsCount! 2014
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 2: Flexible Work Schedules and Transportation Behavior at UC Berkeley

SafeTREC E-News| April 30 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 2: Flexible Work Schedules and Transportation Behavior at UC Berkeley
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar May 9: Towards Risk-Based Traffic Safety 
  • A Comparative Analysis of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Around University Campuses
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 25: ODOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Implementation Plan

SafeTREC E-News| April 18 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 25: ODOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Implementation Plan

SafeTREC E-News| April 11 2014

  • Glendale Community Pedestrian Safety Training: April 17
  • Now Online SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 18: Improving Traffic Safety Culture through California’s SHSP
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 25: ODOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Implementation Plan
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 4: Slides and Recording Now Online: Health Impacts of Transport Investments

SafeTREC E-News| April 3 2014

  • Elk Grove Community Pedestrian Safety Training: April 10
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar April 4: Slides and Recording Now Online: Health Impacts of Transport Investments

SafeTREC E-News| February 13 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Bikeways in Berkeley

SafeTREC E-News| January 31 2014

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Departure time choice modeling
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Bikeways in Berkeley

SafeTREC E-News| January 10 2014

  • SafeTREC at TRB 2014
  • SafeTREC to Host Campus Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Workshop at 2014 Annual Meeting of TRB
  • SafeTREC Participation at TRB 2014 in Global Road Safety Workshop

SafeTREC E-News| December 20 2013

  • SafeTREC to Host Campus Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Workshop at 2014 Annual Meeting of TRB
  • SafeTREC Distracted Driving Project Among Nine Funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Benefit Cost Analysis Applied to Behavioral and Engineering Safety Countermeasures in San Francisco Slides online

SafeTREC E-News| December 10 2013

  • Traffic Safety and Injury Control-Civil Engineering C265 (Cross Listed) Public Health C285
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Benefit Cost Analysis Applied to Behavioral and Engineering Safety Countermeasures in San Francisco Slides online
  • 2 SafeTREC GSR Openings Spring Semester

SafeTREC E-News| November 26 2013

  • SafeTREC Researcher Uses Hirschman to Discuss Safe Routes to School
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Benefit Cost Analysis Applied to Behavioral and Engineering Safety Countermeasures in San Francisco Slides online
  • Traffic Safety and Injury Control-Civil Engineering C265 (Cross Listed) Public Health C285
  • 2 SafeTREC GSR Openings Spring Semester
  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Crash Rates and Risks: Slides and Recording

SafeTREC E-News| November 8 2013

  • SafeTREC-UCTC Seminar: Crash Rates and Risks: Slides and Recording
  • SafeTREC Website Moves to New Design & Content System