Pedestrian Safety

Street Story in Bakersfield

August 29, 2018

This summer, the Street Story team worked with local agencies in Bakersfield and the organization, Bike Bakersfield, to collect community feedback about street safety issues and opportunities in the area.

Demonstration of Street Story in Bakersfield

Community members had the opportunity to get hands-on experience...

Final week of Street Story pilot

July 2, 2018

Street Story Outreach

SafeTREC's newest data analysis tool, Street Story, is in its final pilot week. To quickly recap, Street Story is an online data tool that allows people to self-report incidents, near-misses and transportation safety issues. It was...

Upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops in September

September 11, 2018

Register now for one of our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in September! These workshops are presented throughout the state of California by UC Berkeley's SafeTREC in partnership with California Walks. The CPBST program trains neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

Join us in the following communities to identify priorities to make walking and biking safer for seniors, students, parents,...

New Publication: Comparison of Pedestrian Count Expansion Methods

September 11, 2018
NEW PAPER PUBLISHED BY SAFETREC RESEARCHER JULIA GRISWOLD

SafeTREC researcher Julia B. Griswold has co-authored a newly published paper, "Comparison of Pedestrian Count Expansion Methods: Land Use Groups versus Empirical Clusters" with researchers Aditya Medury, Robert J. Schneider and Offer Grembek in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

This paper compares two approaches to developing factor groups for hour-to-week pedestrian count expansion factors. The land use (LU) classification approach assumes that surrounding LUs...

Comparison of Pedestrian Count Expansion Methods: Land Use Groups versus Empirical Clusters

Griswold, Julia B.
Medury, Aditya
Schneider, Robert J.
Grembek, Offer
2018

Expansion factors based on the trends in long-term count data are useful tools for estimating daily, weekly, or annual volumes from short-term counts, but it is unclear how to differentiate locations by activity pattern. This paper compares two approaches to developing factor groups for hour-to-week pedestrian count expansion factors. The land use (LU) classification approach assumes that surrounding LUs affect the pedestrian activity at a location, and it is easy to apply to short-term count locations based on identifiable attributes of the site. The empirical clustering (EC) approach...

Upcoming Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops In August

August 14, 2018

Register now for our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in Fresno, Modesto, and Arcata. The goal for these workshops is to identify priorities to make walking and biking safer in the community for seniors, students, parents, and people with disabilities. Stay tuned for details on workshops in September!

Participants at Fresno CPBST site visit

UPCOMING...

Safe Routes to School Launch Workshop in Walnut Park

July 3, 2018

Safe Routes to School Walnut Park

Join SafeTREC, the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and YWCA to learn about ways to support safer travel to and from school! Attendees can share ideas with other community members, parents and local organizations. Language interpretation and childcare are available upon request. For more information, please contact Carolina...

CPBST: Safe Streets Workshop in Lemon Grove

July 10, 2018

Lemon Grove CPBST

Join us in identifying priorities to make walking and biking safer for seniors, youth, parents and people using assisted mobility devices in Lemon Grove! Please wear comfortable shoes; a community walk is a part of this event for those able to participate.

Spanish interpretation will be available upon request. Last date to...

Safe Routes to School Launch Workshop in Modesto: Friday, April 27

April 12, 2018

Join SafeTREC and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership on Friday, April 27 to learn about how to make walking and rolling safer for kids in Modesto's Airport Neighborhood! This will be the first Safe Routes to School Launch Workshop of 2018. Registration now open!

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Friday, April 27, 2018; 9:00am-1:30pm
LOCATION: Airport Neighborhood Community Center, 805 Empire Ave., Modesto, CA 95354
Register online at bit.ly/...