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April 12, 2019

Meeting Communities Where They Are: Innovative Engagement and Partnerships
Tuesday, April 30, 2019: 11:00AM - 12PM PDT

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April 10, 2019

New Paper Published by SafeTREC Researcher Julia Griswold

SafeTREC researcher Julia B. Griswold has co-authored a newly published paper, "A Pedestrian Exposure Model for the California State Highway System" with researchers Aditya Medury, Robert J. Schneider, Dave Amos, Ang Li and Offer Grembek in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

April 9, 2019

California drivers encouraged to "silence" the distraction during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Graphic from JustDrive campaign

Source: California Office of Traffic Safety

March 13, 2019

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership and UC Berkeley SafeTREC are accepting applications for the next round of the Safe Routes to School Launch Program in 2019! We are looking for three California communities eager to move to a new level of safety and support for students walking and rolling to school.

March 11, 2019

Interested in learning how to make walking and biking safer for the Foothill Farms community?

February 20, 2019

February 11, 2019

February 7, 2019

February 1, 2019

As another month begins, we are excited to announce another SafeTREC publication!

January 30, 2019

This year SafeTREC staff and graduate students joined over 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting from January 13-17, 2019 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 29, 2019

We are proud to announce that SafeTREC researchers and staff co-authored a study for the March 2019 Journal of Transport and Health titled, “How effective are community pedestrian safety training workshops? Short-term findings from a program in California”.

January 28, 2019

Registration Now Open for a Free Webinar from the Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC):

Walk Assessment in Willowbrook

January 4, 2019

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

(Berkeley, Calif., January 4, 2019) – The Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (UCB SafeTREC) announced today 10 grants for 2018-19 from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to support crucial traffic safety programs.

January 3, 2019

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to release the 2018 California Statewide Public Opinion Traffic Study led by Ewald & Wasserman Research Consultants (E&W). This study was conducted on behalf of the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) at the University of California, Berkeley.  

December 31, 2018

Headed to the 2019 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting this year? Interested in learning more about the latest safety-related research topics? 

December 12, 2018

SafeTREC staff and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting from January 13-17, 2019 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 2019 meeting: Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future.

December 11, 2018

December 7, 2018

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.

November 29, 2018

Welcome to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series! Each month, 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 Sarah Doggett, graduate student researcher.

Sarah Doggett is getting her Master of Urban Planning and Civil Engineering at UC Berkeley. She is from Newark, Delaware and moved to California in 2016. She is a Graduate Student Researcher at SafeTREC, and is working on a project around senior mobility in Contra Costa County.

November 15, 2018

We are excited to share news of another successful year delivering the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program in partnership with California Walks and local residents, agencies, and safety advocates in communities throughout California! We are continually inspired by and grateful for the work being done to create conditions for safer, more accessible and enjoyable walking and biking in their neighborhoods.