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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.

November 8, 2018

As part of our Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP), UC Berkeley SafeTREC has prepared a series of research briefs about the Safe Systems Approach to road safety. These research briefs support local advocacy, community, and agency partner efforts to engage and educate residents on pedestrian and bicycle safety.

November 1, 2018

Last week, during the California-wide PedsCount! Summit, we launched Street Story, SafeTREC’s new community engagement platform that allows residents, community groups and agencies to collect information about transportation collisions, near-misses, general hazards and safe locations to travel. In essence, the platform invites users to enter stories about travel experiences.

October 16, 2018

Welcome to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series! Each month, we highlight SafeTREC staff and share their stories, work and interest in the transportation and safety research realm. In today's post, meet Ana Lopez, Policy and Program Analyst.

October 15, 2018

As part of our Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP), UC Berkeley SafeTREC has prepared a series of research briefs about the Safe Systems Approach to road safety. These research briefs support local advocacy, community, and agency partner efforts to engage and educate residents on pedestrian and bicycle safety.

October 12, 2018

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 2018 CSCRS Road Safety Graduate Student Fellowships for this fall semester! This year's five awardees were from four different academic departments and submitted excellent applications for a wide range of student-initiated research projects.

September 20, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! This summer, we have featured recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. Today, we will wrap up the Series - for now! -  and highlight the facts on emergency medical services.

We hope you have enjoyed exploring our traffic safety findings! Stay tuned for more posts in the series. And in case you missed any of the prior posts, check out the fact sheets on:

September 19, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! Each day this week we will feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. Today, we will be highlighting the facts on drug-involved driving.

In case you missed them, check out the fact sheets on:

September 18, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! Each day this week we will feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. Today, we will be highlighting the facts on seat belt use.

In case you missed them, check out the fact sheets on:

September 17, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! Each day this week we will feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. Today, we will be highlighting the facts on speeding-related collisions.

In case you missed them, check out the fact sheets on:

September 13, 2018

Welcome to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series! Each month, we highlight SafeTREC staff and share their stories, work and interest in the transportation and safety research realm. In today's post, meet Garrett Fortin, Policy and Program Analyst.

September 11, 2018

Register now for one of our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in September! These workshops are presented throughout the state of California by UC Berkeley's SafeTREC in partnership with California Walks. The CPBST program trains neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.