Bicycle safety

Street Story: A Platform for Community Engagement

Share stories about where you've been in a crash or near miss, or where you feel safe or unsafe traveling using our Street Story tool.

Street Story

Street Story is a community engagement tool that allows residents, community groups and agencies to collect information about transportation crashes, near-misses, general hazards and safe locations to travel. To promote access to the tool, SafeTREC conducts technical assistance with communities and...

Explore our new California Traffic Safety Dashboard

April 2, 2024

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to announce the launch of our new California Traffic Safety Dashboard, a series of tools designed to allow users to visualize crash data and traffic safety activities in conjunction with demographics in California.

California Traffic Safety Dashboard - do your own analysis or visualize traffic safety at a glance

The following Tools are currently available:

TOOL SNAPSHOT

Traffic Safety and Equity Overview
The Traffic 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). The CPBST program works with local neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates...

CPBST Peer Exchange Series

Participants on a walk assessment at the CPBST in Planada, CA

We are excited to once again host our virtual three-part Peer Exchange Series in 2024! The series supports communities as they work to implement pedestrian and bicycle transportation safety programming and improvements.

Over the course of the three webinars, we will facilitate conversations on how former...

The 2024 CSSA: Partnering with 16 communities to advance Complete Streets safety improvements

March 29, 2024

This year as part of SafeTREC's Complete Streets Safety Assessment Program (CSSA) we are excited to share that we will be partnering with 16 communities throughout California to identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users.

Participants at the Santa Cruz Complete Streets Safety Assessment conducting a walk audit

The 2024 CSSA Program

SafeTREC's...

Register now for 4/17 Street Story webinar: “I have the data, now what?” Pt. 2

March 26, 2024
I have the data, now what? Part 2Eight people conducting a walk assessment on a neighborhood sidewalk during a Street Story training in Boyle Heights Wednesday, April 17, 2024 | 1pm - 2pm PT | Register now

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Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA)

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to 16 California communities, including cities and public schools/colleges with a population greater than 2,500, all counties, and all Federally Recognized Tribes.

CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help eligible communities identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

The CSSA program is...

The 2024 CPBSP: Partnering with 13 communities throughout California for safer walking, biking & rolling

March 25, 2024

UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks are excited to share news about the communities throughout California that we will be partnering with this year as part of our 2024 Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP)!

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Comunidades Activas y Seguras (Active and Safe Communities) Program

The Program

Comunidades Activas y Seguras (Active and Safe Communities) is a joint program of UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks (Cal Walks). After working with communities of a wide variety of backgrounds through our statewide Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program Training (CPBST) program, we learned that we needed to create a curriculum tailored to meet the needs of Spanish-speaking communities. To that end, Comunidades Activas y Seguras (CAyS) takes a community centered and culturally/linguistically...