SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek talks about Safe Systems & Speed with the Vision Zero Network

July 21, 2020

This month, SafeTREC Co-Director and Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) Associate Director Offer Grembek was featured in "Talking with Offer Grembek, Transportation Researcher, about Safe Systems & Speed" the latest entry of the Vision Zero Network's People Behind the Progress Series. In this conversation with Jenn Fox, Grembek talked about modernizing speed setting practices and monitoring the frequency and types of crashes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Highlights of the conversation included a discussion of:Graphic of "People Behind the Progress" series

  • What should transportation professionals, community advocates, and others working for public health and safety know about how Safe Systems relates to Vision Zero?
  • California's current approach to setting speed limits and the potential for improvement
  • What we can learn about traffic safety opportunities and challenges based on the changes we are seeing with shelter in place
  • Examples of traffic safety efforts in California that are good models for others around the country

Read the full interview here and explore other interviews in the People Behind the Progress Series. Learn more about SafeTREC's involvement with the CSCRS and the Safe Systems approach to road safety.