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December 8, 2023

Tesla Cybertruck's stiff structure, sharp design raise safety concerns - experts


November 20, 2023

Map: Speed cameras are likely to be placed on these San Jose streets

East Bay Times

November 10, 2023

Deadly hit-and-run crashes on the rise in California

CBS13 News Sacramento

November, 2023

Podcast: The Future of Transportation Safety

UC Berkeley SafeTREC

October 2, 2023

Office of Traffic Safety Awards Historic Amount of Grant Funding to Make Roads Safer in California

California Office of Traffic Safety

September 12, 2023

Teenage Driver Targeted Cyclists, Killing one, California Police Say

The New York Times

August 29, 2023

'Outdated and dangerous': Collisions on Ashby Avenue raise safety concerns

The Daily Californian

June 17, 2023

Left to die: Sacramento hit-and-runs have killed 140 people since 2018

Sacramento Bee

May 22, 2023

Honoring public health and traffic safety leader David R. Ragland

Berkeley Public Health

May 17, 2023

Sharing our reporting on traffic safety and systems with high schoolers


April 4, 2023

NHTSA Recognizes Traffic Safety Advocates at Annual Lifesavers Conference

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

February 24, 2023

Applications Open: Customized Training on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Streetsblog California

February 9, 2023

Search continues for killer in Modesto deadly hit-and-run

CBS News

January, 2023

2022 Grant Program Highlights

California Office of Traffic Safety


October 26, 2022

Do you travel one of Bakersfield's most dangerous intersections?


October 4, 2022

'Freedom to Walk Act' to decriminalize jaywalking in California

The Daily Californian

September 8, 2022

Active Transportation Tools, Resources, and Technical Assistance for California Native American Tribes

The Active Transportation Messenger, Summer/Fall 2022. ATRC.

August 19, 2022

Unsafe speeds and reckless driving: Deadly Windsor Hills wreck 'is the tip of the iceberg'

Los Angeles Times

July 5, 2022

The Roads of the Future

Via Magazine, AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah

May 23, 2022

SHSP Crash Data Dashboard Now Includes Tribal Data

California Safe Roads: The Traffic Safety Navigator. Spring 2022. Caltrans.

April 20, 2022

Walk to school for Earth Day? Not until roads are safer, says one Petaluma family

Argus Courier

March 31, 2022

Traffic safety crisis marked by spike in hit-and-run deaths

CNN Business

March 29, 2022

Bike and Pedestrian Safety Bills Pass First Hearing

Streetsblog California

February 15, 2022

Do-It-Yourself Walk Audit: Identify Ways to Improve Walking Where You Live

Streetsblog California

February 13, 2022

CHP: Marin County highway deaths drop sharply

Marin Independent Journal

February 11, 2022

These May Be the 4 Most Dangerous Intersections in San Francisco

San Francisco Standard

January 24, 2022

Applications Now Open for Community and Pedestrian Safety Training

Streetsblog California

January 13, 2022

2021 Grant Program Highlights

California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)

January 1, 2022

Safe Streets: An accident that took the life of a crossing guard in Lafayette has drawn more attention to perilous traffic around East Bay schools

Diablo Magazine


December 17, 2021

Fatal crashes persisted on Bay Area roadways during pandemic even as traffic dramatically declined

San Francisco Chronicle

December 13, 2021

San Jose traffic fatalities near record levels for 2021

San José Spotlight

November 4, 2021

Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan killed by motorist while on morning walk


October 25, 2021

Oakland could soon reduce speed limits on dangerous streets. Will that make them safer?


October 15, 2021

Why Cars Don't Deserve the Right of Way

The Atlantic

October 12, 2021

How to Make Streets Safer for Pedestrians as Fatalities Rise

KQED Forum

October 2, 2021

Making Cycling Safer in Cali-Recent California Initiatives That Put Bicyclist Safety First

San Francisco Examiner

September 21, 2021

Oakland's roadways are among the deadliest in California. Help us investigate why


June 22,2021

Traffic deaths increased during the pandemic. The toll fell more heavily on Black residents, report shows.

Washington Post

June 3, 2021

A new proposed warning label for cars could protect pedestrians

Scripps National News

May 24, 2021

Should SUVs Get a Pedestrian Warning Label?

Bloomberg CityLab

April 20, 2021

Speed safety cameras would make school zones safer

Cal Matters

April 14, 2021

Roadway Safety Townhall: Equitable Solutions for Traffic Safety

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland Vice Mayor

March 18, 2021

Fewer jobs, more wine: California's deadly COVID year in charts

The Mercury News

March 9, 2021

The Emptier Roads of 2020 Were More Lethal

Bloomberg CityLab

March 7, 2021

Bike Lane Data Science with Offer Grembek


March, 2021

2020 Grant Program Highlights: University of California, Berkeley SafeTREC Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS)

California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)

February 5, 2021

Active Transportation Safety Data Tools

Active Transportation Resource Center