Complete Streets

NEW: Safe System Strategies for Bicyclists and Pedestrians Toolkit

July 5, 2022

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to share the new Safe System Strategies for Bicyclists and Pedestrians Toolkit, which provides a starting point for anyone looking to plan a bikeable and walkable community. It lists potential community improvements that can help create a safer community with the Safe System Approach.

Safe System Approach to Road Safety:

The Safe System Approach focuses on saving lives, with the understanding that humans...

Apply now for a 2023 Complete Streets Safety Assessment in your community

October 24, 2022

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to 16 California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

The Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA)...

Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA)

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to 16 California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

The CSSA program is funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Up until...

Impact of the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program: Insights from the 2022 Follow-Up Survey

Aqshems Nichols
Chen, Katherine L.
Jill F. Cooper
2022

The Community Pedestrian Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program is a collaborative project between UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) and California Walks (Cal Walks) that seeks to assist communities with three goals:

Identifying and better understanding their local transportation safety needs; Developing and strengthening local partnerships between various stakeholders in their community; and Generating a community-specific action plan for improving the safety of active transportation in their area.

These objectives are pursued through...

SafeTREC Spotlight: Afsaneh Yavari

March 22, 2021

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series where we highlight a SafeTREC team member and share their stories, work and interest in the transportation and safety research realm. In today's post, meet Afsaneh Yavari, Research and Development Engineer.

Can you share a little bit about yourself and your role at SafeTREC?

I am from Iran and moved to Milwaukee, WI in 1978 when I was in high school. I got both B.S. and Master’s degrees from University of WI-Milwaukee. Both degrees are in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Transportation Engineering. I am a registered Traffic...

Applications Now Open for the 2022 Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA) Program

November 12, 2021

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

The Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA)

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Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program Workshop Follow-Up Survey Highlights

Kristen Leckie
Elijah Wade
Katherine L. Chen
Jill F. Cooper
2021
The Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program (CPBST) is a joint project of the University of California Berkeley’s Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) and California Walks (Cal Walks). Founded in 2009, the purpose of the CPBST is to: Educate local residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety; Empower community partners to advocate for safety improvements in their neighborhoods; and Strengthen collaborations with local officials and agency staff to make California neighborhoods safer and more pleansant for walking and...

June 22 Webinar: More Than A Checkbox: Better Community Engagement

June 21, 2021
SafeTREC Co-Director Jill Cooper to Present in 6/22 Traffic Safety Peer Exchange

Graphic for Traffic Safety Peer Exchange with woman walking and a speed limit sign

The Go Human campaignfrom the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has launched a new summer series of Traffic Safety Peer Exchanges...

Register now for June 9th Traffic Safety Peer Exchange: Using Data to Craft a Safety Narrative

June 8, 2021
SCAG's Go Human campaignlaunches new Traffic Safety Peer Exchange Summer Series

Traffic Safety Peer Exchanges graphic with a woman walking and a speed limit sign

The Go Human campaignfrom the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has launched a new summer series of Traffic Safety Peer Exchanges that aim to convene traffic safety practitioners from throughout the six county...

Applications Now Open for the 2021 Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA) Program

January 26, 2021

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

The Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA)

When a local agency...