Pedestrian Safety

Mobility Safety for California’s Affordable Housing Residents: Co-locating Improvements

Kyler Blodgett
2024

California is rapidly building affordable housing, much of which is dedicated to specific populations like seniors, families, and formerly unhoused residents. However, these groups have unique mobility safety concerns as vulnerable road users and are often left out of current policies and funding programs that link housing and transportation. This research brief explores the gap in the literature and California’s policy priorities related to residents’ mobility and housing. It then analyzes data for Alameda County, finding that approximately 40% of government-funded affordable developments...

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...

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...

Join SafeTREC this week for Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Trainings in Jurupa Valley and San Bernardino

June 18, 2024

Join program partners UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks for these upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in the following communities:

Community Date Flyer Jurupa Valley Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 10:30am - 1:30pm English |...

June 11, 2024: SafeTREC's Griswold and Oum to present at OTS Traffic Safety Law Enforcement Forum

June 5, 2024
Upcoming forum to highlight the importance of traffic safety throughout CaliforniaCalifornia Office of Traffic Safety Logo

On June 11, 2024 SafeTREC's Director Julia Griswold and Associate Director SangHyouk Oum will present on key traffic safety topics at the ...

Injury Prevention and Control

Course banner with photos left to right of EMT responding to a traffic crash, a firearm with bullets, and a bicycle helmet in a crosswalk Fall 2023: Public Health Injury Prevention and Control Public Health PH285a 2 units (3 units w/publishable paper) | Course #30019 Friday, 12pm - 2pm | Berkeley Way West 1212 Course Overview Injury is the leading cause of death for ages 1- 44...

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...

Join us for an upcoming Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training in Tulare and Kingsburg!

May 16, 2024

Join program partners UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks for these upcoming Comunidades Activas y Seguras (CAyS) and Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in the following communities:

Community Date Flyer CAyS Workshop: Tulare Friday, May 17, 2024 | 8:30am - 11:30am English |...

SafeTREC's Griswold awarded new contract for "Developing a Safe System Approach to Setting Speed Limits: Phase II"

May 6, 2024
Research project to inform future speed-limit-setting in CaliforniaPrinciples and elements of the Safe System approach to road safety

In April, 2024 SafeTREC Director Julia Griswold was awarded a new contract, "...

Our CPBSP Team is Coming to a Community Near You!

April 24, 2024
This year, the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP) will partner with eight communities throughout California to discuss, plan, and implement active transportation safety improvements. We’re excited to announce the start of our site visits this week!

This week our program staff will be on the ground in Kingsburg, San Bernardino, and Tulare to conduct site visits with each community’s Planning...