Geocoding

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 collisions, near-misses, general hazards and safe locations to travel. To promote access to the tool, SafeTREC conducts technical assistance with communities and...

SHSP Crash Data Dashboard Now Includes Tribal Data

August 4, 2022
California's Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Crash Data Dashboard now provides access to tribal crash data

UC Berkeley SafeTREC's geocoding team recently worked in collaboration with the Native American Advisory Committee (NAAC) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to provide access to tribal crash data on the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Crash Data Dashboard. The tabs of the SHSP Crash Data Dashboard now allow all data to be filtered by whether a fatal or serious injury crash was within 5 miles of a tribal boundary.

About the SHSP Crash Data...

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:

NEW! SWITRS Summary Weekly Crash Trends SWITRS Query & Map SWITRS GIS Map California Safety PM Target Setting Collision Diagram SRTS Map Viewer ATP Maps & Summary Data Motorcycle...

Explore the Tools and Latest Updates on the Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS)

March 23, 2022
TIMS Update: 2019 Final and 2020-2021 Provisional SWITRS Crash Data

On March 21, 2022 the Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) was updated with the final version of the 2019 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) crash data. In addition, the provisional set of 2020-2021 SWITRS crashes was also updated. Learn more here.

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SafeTREC's SangHyouk Oum presents on SWITRS & TIMS Tools for Crash Data in California

October 5, 2021

On Thursday, September 23, 2021, SafeTREC Applications Program Manager SangHyouk Oum presented, "SWITRS and TIMS Tools for Crash Data in California" via Zoom for the Injury Prevention Coalition in the County of San Luis Obispo....

NEW! SWITRS Statewide Summary Tool on TIMS

September 20, 2021

UC Berkeley SafeTREC’s Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been developed to provide quick, easy and free access to California crash data from the Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) that has been geo-coded to make it easy for users to query, map, and download collision data.

As part of an ongoing effort to support local and state agencies efforts to improve traffic safety, a new tool is now available, the...

New TIMS feature: Users can now provide feedback on crash location errors

July 28, 2021

UC Berkeley SafeTREC’s Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been developed to provide quick, easy and free access to California crash data from the Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) that has been geo-coded to make it easy for users to query, map, and download collision data.

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Street Story: How can we create inclusive community engagement technologies?

November 1, 2018

Last week, during the California-wide PedsCount! Summit, we launched Street Story, SafeTREC’s new community engagement platform that allows residents, community groups and agencies to collect information about transportation collisions, near-misses, general hazards and safe locations to travel. In essence, the platform invites users to enter stories about travel experiences.

How can we create inclusive community engagement...

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.

To address these challenges, a team from SafeTREC is creating Street Story, an online platform that will allow the public to report transportation safety issues in their community. Residents will be able to enter various types of information, such as photos, voice recordings, near-misses and perceptions of dangerous areas for walking and bicycling. This will...

Street Story Pilot

June 22, 2018

Crash data is readily available and accessible for public use through government information databases. Crash data typically entails vehicle-related injuries and fatalities that were reported to police authorities. But what about unreported incidents--incidents that only require exchange of contact and insurance information, incidents that may not involve an injury or injuries that might not have been reported? As a way to understand perceptions and experiences of safety in communities, UC Berkeley SafeTREC is developing an online data tool that allows people to self-report...