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6/16: Community Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Training in Woodward Park, Fresno

June 6, 2022

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Workshop flyer for Woodward Park, Fresno on June 16, 2022

Join us to promote safe walking, biking and rolling in Woodward Park, Fresno!

Join program partners UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks on Thursday, June 16th from 5:30pm-7:30pm for a Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (...

California Traffic Safety Survey 2022

Ewald, Katrin
Wasserman, Lisa
2022

Ewald & Wasserman Research (E&W) conducted the 2022 California Traffic Safety Public Opinion Study on behalf of the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center of UC Berkeley (SafeTREC). Similar to previous years and since 2020, the data collection transitioned from an intercept survey to an online panel with survey panelists provided by Marketing Services Group, a commercial sample and panel vendor.

Panelists consisted of California drivers who were forwarded to an online survey portal programmed and managed by E&W...

Register now for 6/22 webinar: Strategies for managing the effects of kinetic energy in crashes

May 27, 2022

 Strategies for managing the effects of kinetic energy in crashes

Join UC Berkeley SafeTREC Co-Director and Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) Associate Director Offer Grembek for the latest session in the CSCRS Research to Practice Bytes Series on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 11:30am PT for "Strategies for managing the effects of kinetic energy in crashes." This session will...

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS)

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to be a part of the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS), a U.S. Department of Transportation-funded National University Transportation Center led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Highway Safety Research Center.

CSCRS is one of five national University Transportation Centers announced in November 2016. The Center unites leading university transportation research, planning, public health, data science and engineering programs with the mission to create...

Upcoming CPBST 5/26: Promoting safe walking and biking in Vacaville

May 10, 2022

This year, the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program will partner with 7 communities throughout California to discuss, plan, and implement active transportation safety improvements. We're excited to announce the 2022 CPBST program will launch with our first workshop in Vacaville on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 5:30pm!

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Peer Influence and Perceptions of Safety

May 2, 2022
New research brief explores the impacts of pluralistic ignorance on traffic safety perceptions

At the heart of active transportation systems are the people that use them. In a new research brief, Peer Influence and Perceptions of Safety, UC Berkeley SafeTREC's Graduate Student Researcher Aqshems Nichols and Co-Director Jill F. Cooper discuss the importance of considering perceptions in traffic safety analyses and the potential for investigating how a psychological phenomenon known as pluralistic ignorance could be shaping those perceptions.

Pluralistic ignorance is a "...

Peer Influence and Perceptions of Safety

Aqshems Nichols
Jill F. Cooper
2022

At the heart of active transportation systems are the people. This brief discusses the importance of considering perceptions in traffic safety analyses and discusses the potential for investigating how a psychological phenomenon known as pluralistic ignorance could be shaping those perceptions. A couple of case studies from the psychology literature are discussed to facilitate this discussion. It is hoped that this brief can be employed to learn more about how to improve the safety of using active modes both in California and across the nation.

SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek presents on Safe System Approach to California DMV

May 2, 2022

On Thursday, April 28, 2022 the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) held their R&D Bi-Weekly Brownbag seminar. The session includedSafe System Approach 5 action elements and 6 principles a presentation with SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek, "Longitudinal Analysis Comparing Provisional and Final Crash Data in SWITRS."

In this presentation, Grembek...

Urban Freight and Road Safety: Trends and Innovative Strategies

R30: Urban Freight and Road Safety: Trends and Innovative Strategies

Research Team

Principal Investigator:
Noreen McDonald, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Co-Principal Investigator:
Becky Naumann, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Co-Investigators:
Christopher Cherry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley

Funding Organization

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS)


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Integrating Systems Thinking Tools into Vision Zero and Safe Systems Approaches

R39: Integrating Systems Thinking Tools into Vision Zero and Safe Systems Approaches

Research Team

Principal Investigator:
Becky Naumann, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Co-Principal Investigators:
Jill Cooper, University of California, Berkeley
Seth LaJeunesse, Nancy Pullen-Seufert, Kelly Evenson, Elyse Keefe, and Kristen Hassmiller Lich, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Funding Organization

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS)


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