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Register now for "Funding pedestrian and bicycle safety" peer exchange on January 18

January 4, 2023

 My community is energized about pedestrian and bicycle safety! Where do we go from here? A 2023 Peer Exchange Series"

Once again, we are proud to host our three-part Peer Exchange program! The series supports communities as they work to implement pedestrian and bicycle transportation safety programming and improvements. All meetings will take place Wednesdays at 11am PT. We invite...

2022 CSCRS Student of the Year, Aqshems Nichols

December 19, 2022

Today we're excited to share a guest news story from Jennifer Palcher-Silliman, Professional Development and Outreach Program Manager for the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS). This post was originally posted on December 15, 2022.

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SafeTREC at the 2023 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

December 12, 2022

UC Berkeley SafeTREC researchers, faculty and graduate students are excited to participate in the upcoming Transportation Research Board (TRB) 102nd Annual Meeting, held in person this year January 8–12, 2023 in Washington, D.C. Sessions and workshops will focus on the spotlight theme for the 2023 meeting: Rejuvenation Out of Disruption: Envisioning a Transportation System for a Dynamic Future. The full 2023 program, including details on all sessions and workshops, is available now via the...

Save the Date for CSCRS Safety Sunday @TRB 2023: January 8

December 12, 2022

Headed to the 2023 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting this year? Interested in learning more about the latest safety-related research topics?

The Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) is hosting Safety Sunday @TRB, an evening for safety conversations and networking on Sunday, January 8, 2023. Drop by and join the conversation with Offer Grembek, SafeTREC co-director/CSCRS associate director and other...

Bicycling On the Sidewalk: Managing Safety for All

December 12, 2022

Graphic of people walking, biking, and pushing a stroller on the sidewalk beside lanes of traffic with common safety issues for why people choose to bike on the sidewalk highlighted in text above

Too often, bicyclists feel forced to ride their bikes on the sidewalk to be safe. This is often illegal, and dangerous – not only for the bicyclists themselves – but also for pedestrians, people with disabilities,...

Join us for an upcoming Community Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Training in Hollywood, Fort Jones & Fillmore

August 15, 2022

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

Community Date Contact Information | Flyer Hollywood August 18, 2022 For assistance, call or email: Vane Fernandez, (562) 265-8522, vane@calwalks.org |...

8/9: Community Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Training in South Stockton

August 2, 2022

 South Stockton, Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 5p-7p" in blue, black, & white text on a stacked yellow and blue background with blue and orange spheres in the corners

Join us to promote safe walking, biking and rolling in South Stockton!

Join program partners UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks on Tuesday, August 9th, from 5pm-7pm for a Community Pedestrian...

Impact of the Community Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Training Program: Insights from the 2022 Follow-Up Survey

July 29, 2022

According to the latest traffic safety data from the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 42,915 traffic fatalities in 2021, a 10.5% increase from 2020. This alarming trend was also seen for those walking and biking in our communities, with 7,342 pedestrian fatalities (a 13% increase from 2020) and 985 bicyclist/pedalcyclist fatalities (a 5% increase from 2020) in 2021. These deaths are unacceptable and preventable. Ensuring that our communities are safe for...

NEW: Safe System Strategies for Bicyclists and Pedestrians Toolkit

July 5, 2022

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to share the new Safe System Strategies for Bicyclists and Pedestrians Toolkit, which provides a starting point for anyone looking to plan a bikeable and walkable community. It lists potential community improvements that can help create a safer community with the Safe System Approach.

Safe System Approach to Road Safety:

The Safe System Approach focuses on saving lives, with the understanding that humans...

New Release: 2022 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Fact Sheets

September 12, 2022
2022 SafeTREC Traffic Safety Fact Sheets feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues to help inform future road safety efforts

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to announce the release of the 2022 series of Traffic Safety Fact Sheets, which feature traffic safety data and trends at the national and state level on a variety of road safety topics. This series also highlights the Safe System approach to road safety, which the United States Department of Transportation...