Pedestrian Safety

SafeTREC and California Walks offering free Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Trainings

February 22, 2018

It's another exciting year for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program! SafeTREC and California Walks will again be offering free pedestrian and bicycle safety workshops throughout California this spring and summer. The goal of the program is to train local neighborhood residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and to strengthen their collaboration with local officials and agency staff to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

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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.

SafeTREC co-director Offer Grembek joined Vision Zero SF, city officials and agencies, community leaders, traffic safety experts, and advocates to explore what...

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.

As of 2017, SafeTREC and Cal Walks have...

Free Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops in Pomona, Long Beach and San Gabriel

September 14, 2017

CPBST Workshops in Pomona and Long Beach

SafeTREC and California Walks are happy to announce that we are offering free Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in Pomona, Long Beach and San Gabriel! The goal is to make communities safer and more pleasant for walking and bicycling. And stay tuned for details on upcoming workshops! We are still recruiting sites to host CPBST...

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

SafeTREC is excited to join researchers from over 20 different countries and a diverse interdisciplinary group of attendees to explore and discuss how to make the streets safer for cyclists and how to promote cycling for all. The following papers...

Free Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops Coming Up

August 23, 2017

SafeTREC and California Walks are happy to announce that we are offering free Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops across the state this fall. The goal is to make communities safer and more pleasant for walking and bicycling. Join us for the upcoming workshops in Azusa, Sanger, and Fresno. And stay tuned for details on upcoming workshops! We are still recruiting sites to host CPBST workshops. If you...

Community Outreach & Walk/Bike Workshop in San Jose: Thursday, Aug. 31

August 29, 2017

Please join us on Thursday, August 31 for the Vision Zero San Jose Community Outreach and Walk + Bike Workshop at the Cambrian Branch Library in San Jose!

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 31; 6:00PM - 8:30PM
LOCATION: Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room - 1780 Hillsdale Avenue, San Jose, CA
EVENT DETAILS: www.sanjoseca.gov/VisionZero/newVZcorridors

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Report Pedestrian and Bike Safety Issues in the Bay Area

August 24, 2017

Crowdsourced data of bike and safety issues

As a bicyclist or pedestrian, have you been hit or almost hit by a car, truck, motorcycle or bicycle? Do you generally feel unsafe when biking/walking in The Bay Area? Report pedestrian and bike safety issues for one month for a chance to win a gift card and help city officials and researchers understand how to use crowdsourced data to address safety...

Free Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops

June 6, 2017

SafeTREC and California Walks are happy to announce that we are offering free Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops across the state this summer. The goal is to make communities safer and more pleasant for walking and bicycling. Join us this month in Oakland, Merced, El Dorado County, and Palermo. We are still...