New research brief explores the existing bicycle infrastructure in the City of Oakland as it relates to cyclist safety
Climate change has caused unprecedented problems, which has increased efforts to fund sustainable green alternatives, including funding for alternative means of transportation such as active transportation and micro-mobility infrastructure improvements. In a new research brief, Perceptions of Bicycle Safety: A Data and User-Experience Approach, UC Berkeley SafeTREC's Graduate Student Researcher Greg Harasym explores existing bicycle infrastructure in the City of Oakland as it relates to cyclist safety by considering quantitative data from high-injury zones and qualitative reports from field observations and cyclist interviews to better understand the elements that contribute to perceived cycle safety.Read the full brief.
This report was prepared in cooperation with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of OTS.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).