Pedestrian Safety

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. 

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).

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

Investigating the underreporting of pedestrian and bicycle crashes in and around university campuses - a crowdsourcing approach

Medury, Aditya
Grembek, Offer
Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia
Shafizadeh, Kevan
2017

In this paper, the non-motorized traffic safety concerns in and around three university campuses are evaluated by comparing police-reported crash data with traffic safety information sourced from the campus communities themselves. The crowdsourced traffic safety data comprise of both self-reported crashes as well as perceived hazardous locations. The results of the crash data analysis reveal that police-reported crashes underrepresent non-motorized safety concerns in and around the campus regions.