Bicycle safety

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program (CPBST)

The Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program is a joint project of UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks (Cal Walks). Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

SafeTREC and California Walks offering free Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Trainings

February 22, 2018

It's another exciting year for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program! SafeTREC and California Walks will again be offering free pedestrian and bicycle safety workshops throughout California this spring and summer. The goal of the program is to train local neighborhood residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and to strengthen their collaboration with local officials and agency staff to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

Street Story: Self-Reporting Transportation Safety Issues

Low-income groups, people with disabilities, seniors, and communities of color are at higher risk of being injured while walking and biking. Information on the safety needs of all communities is also limited. 

Text Version of CPBST Interactive Map

Below you will find a web accessible, text version of our Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program Map. It provides summary reports, where available, for each workshop proceeding, as well as ideas identified during the process and recommendations for pedestrian/bicycle safety projects, policies, and programs.

Street Story: Mapping Transportation Safety Issues

December 27, 2017

Low-income groups, people with disabilities, seniors, and communities of color are at higher risk of being injured while walking and biking. Information on the safety needs of these groups is also limited.

Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS)

The Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been developed by SafeTREC's GIS Program team to provide quick, easy and free access to California crash data that has been geo-coded to make it easy to map out crashes and even view the locations in Google Street View.

The following tools are currently available on TIMS:

Moving the Needle on Vision Zero: Offer Grembek presents at Vision Zero SF Workshop

December 14, 2017

In early November, 2017, San Francisco's Vision Zero Task Force hosted a one-day workshop to identify bold ideas and action steps for achieving the City's Vision Zero goal to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2024.

New Interactive Map of CPBST Program Now Available

December 13, 2017

Since 2009, UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks (Cal Walks) have partnered together on the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program to train local neighborhood residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and strengthen their collaboration with local officials and agency staff to make their communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike. 

SafeTREC Presenting at 2017 International Cycling Safety Conference 9/21 and 9/22

September 20, 2017

This year, the 6th annual International Cycling Safety Conference will be held for the first time outside of Europe in Davis, California, USA from September 20-23! 

2017 ICSC