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February 13, 2020

Street Story 101: Give Your Input on Safe Streets in Altadena!

Thursday, February 20th, 7pmStreet Story 101 Flyer with image of participants in walk assessment
Altadena Community Center
730 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena, CA 91001

January 31, 2020

This year SafeTREC faculty, staff and graduate students joined over 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world at the Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting from January 16-20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Our team had the opportunity to present some of our latest transportation safety research, participate in various events, workshops and activities, and connect with alum. Enjoy our round-up of selected photos to share what we were up to at #TRBAM!

January 30, 2020

Early Registration for the National Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference (NaTMEC) 2020 ends on February 17, 2020. Don't miss this opportunity to save as much as $75 on your meeting registration!

January 24, 2020

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to California local agencies with a population of over 25,000 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

December 20, 2019

7 separate projects address crucial traffic safety issues for the safety of road users in California.

(Berkeley, Calif., December 20, 2019) – The UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) announced today 7 grants for 2019-20 from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to support crucial traffic safety programs.

December 19, 2019

Headed to the 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting this year? Interested in learning more about the latest safety-related research topics? 

SafeTREC researchers, faculty, staff and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting from January 12-16, 2020 in Washington, D.C. This year they are expecting to have more than 13,000 transportation professionals attending from around the world. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the spotlight theme for the 2020 meeting: A Century of Progress: Foundation for the Future.

December 10, 2019

December 3, 2019

Work with Us!

The Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC), a program of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, is a center involving academics, governmental officials, and community-based organizations in California. With sponsored funding, the Center’s objective is to prevent injuries from traffic collisions through projects encompassing research, training, public service, and/or policy. We currently have two positions open. Please see the details below and upcoming review dates.

Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Wendy Ortiz, Community Programs Manager at California Walks (Cal Walks), our partners for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

November 27, 2019

November 12, 2019

November 5, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

November 4, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

November 1, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

October 21, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

October 17, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Explore our recent posts on:

October 16, 2019

Welcome back to the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series, where we feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Each day this week and next, we'll highlight the facts for a range of topics related to safety on our roads. In cased you missed it, yesterday's post was on pedestrian safety.

In today's post, explore SafeTREC's fact sheet on bicycle safety. Tomorrow, we'll be highlighting the facts on aging road user safety.

October 15, 2019

Today, we are excited to launch the 2019 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series which will feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Each day this week and next, we'll highlight the facts for a range of topics related to safety on our roads.

In today's post, explore SafeTREC's fact sheet on pedestrian safety. Tomorrow, we'll be highlighting the facts on bicycle safety.

September 24, 2019

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to release the California Speeding and Aggressive Driving Study 2019 led by Ewald & Wasserman Research Consultants (E&W). This study was conducted on behalf of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) at the University of California, Berkeley.