Pedestrian Safety

Promoting Safe Routes for Older Adults

April 26, 2018

Whether rural, suburban or urban dweller, transportation for older adults is a critical lifeline to meet the needs of daily living, maintain independence and enable social connection.

Walking and bicycling are important transportation alternatives to motor vehicle travel. They are also important sources of physical activity and social connectedness for older adults.

Making communities age-friendly and transportation systems supportive of walking and bicycling for older adults is incredibly important as we consider the following statistics:

The older adult population in...

Bakersfield Safe Streets Workshop: Thursday, May 10

April 25, 2018

Interested in learning how to make walking and biking safer in Bakersfield? Register now for the latest Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) on Thursday, May 10th!

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 10, 2018; 4:00pm-7:30pm
LOCATION: Kern County Department of Human Services, Partnership Community Room, 151 Tulare St., Bakersfield, CA 93305
Register online at http://bit.ly/WalkBikeBakersfield2018 or text/call: (714) 742...

Arvin Safe Streets Workshop: Friday, April 20

March 28, 2018

Interested in learning how to make walking and biking safer in Kern County? Register now for the latest Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) in the City of Arvin on Friday, April 20th!

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Friday, April 20, 2018; 3:00pm-6:30pm
LOCATION: Haven Middle School, 341 Haven Dr., Arvin, CA
REGISTRATION: register online at http://bit.ly/WalkBikeArvin or text/call: (714) 742-2295.

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2017 SWITRS Data Added to Transportation Injury Mapping System

March 21, 2018

The Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) has been updated with 2017 SWITRS data!

ATP Hex Map graphic

Community Hex Map generated in ATP Maps & Summary Data tool

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 via a variety of...

Arden-Arcade CPBST: Tuesday, March 06

February 26, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 for the first Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) at Howe Community Park in Arden-Arcade!

TRAINING INFORMATION

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 6, 2018; 12:00pm-4:00pm
LOCATION: Howe Community Park, Richard T. Conzelmann Community Center, 2201 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825
REGISTRATION: http://bit.ly/Arden-Arcade

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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...