Safe Systems

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...

Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS) Funds 13 New Projects

September 13, 2021

Today we're excited to share a guest news story from Amanda Cairo, Communications Director for the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS). This post was originally published on August 31, 2021.

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New resource: 2021 CPBST Program Workshop Follow-Up Survey Highlights

August 27, 2021

According to the latest traffic safety data from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) while traffic fatalities have decreased 5.1% from 3,798 in 2018 to 3,606 in 2019, the safety for those walking and biking in our communities continues to be a concern. In 2019, there were 972 pedestrian fatalities (a 0.6% decrease from 2018) and 133 bicyclist fatalities (a 19.5% decrease from 2018). Ensuring that our communities are safe for walking, biking and...

Upcoming Community Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Trainings in August

August 16, 2021

Register now for one of our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops! These virtual workshops are presented throughout the state of California by UC Berkeley 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....

August 6th Webinar: Broadening the Toolbox for Kinetic Energy Management

August 2, 2021
SafeTREC Co-Director Offer Grembek to present in CSCRS Safe Systems Summer Learning Series

The Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) recently launched a new...

July 30 Webinar: Redesigning the System to Support Safety

July 26, 2021
SafeTREC's Katherine Chen to present in CSCRS Safe Systems Summer Learning Series

The Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) recently launched a new Safe Systems...

SafeTREC Co-Director Jill Cooper to co-lead two new CSCRS research projects

June 1, 2021
CSCRS Selects New Round of Transportation Safety Research Projects

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This Spring, the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) announced the selection of 12 new research projects that will explore a range of transportation safety topics and contribute to the Center's mission to create and exchange...

The Racial Equity Implications of Road Safety Enforcement in Oakland, CA

April 19, 2021
New CSCRS Road Safety Fellowship Research Posted

We are excited to share Fall 2020 Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) Fellow Alejo Alvarado's final report, "The Racial Equity Implications of Road Safety Enforcement in Oakland, CA."

Executive Summary

Road safety is rarely associated with racial justice - however, the current political moment has made clear the need for a shift in our approach to racism and its...

Speed Management Workshops Planned in California

March 23, 2021

Original post authored by Leah Shahum appeared March 23, 2021 on the Vision Zero Network

Communities Embrace Safe Speeds, Key to Safe System Approach

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We are pleased to announce that three California communities have been...