Training and education

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program (CPBST)

The Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program is a joint project of UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks (Cal Walks). Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Focus Cities Program

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) selected California as a Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Focus State in 2015 due to its high rate of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities.

Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA)

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to California local agencies with a population of over 25,000 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

Register now for a community pedestrian and bicycle safety workshop in Boyle Heights, 5/17 and Muscoy, 5/22!

May 6, 2019

Register now for one of our Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops coming up in Boyle Heights and Muscoy to identify priorities to make walking and biking safer for everyone - including seniors, students, parents, and people with disabilities. These workshops train 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.

Upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops in Los Angeles County

April 19, 2019

Register now for one of our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops! These 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.

Register Now for April 30th webinar: Meeting Communities Where They Are

April 12, 2019

Meeting Communities Where They Are: Innovative Engagement and Partnerships
Tuesday, April 30, 2019: 11:00AM - 12PM PDT

Register Today!

Apply now for a Safe Routes to School Launch Program in your community!

March 13, 2019

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership and UC Berkeley SafeTREC are accepting applications for the next round of the Safe Routes to School Launch Program in 2019! We are looking for three California communities eager to move to a new level of safety and support for students walking and rolling to school.

Safe Routes to School Launch Program

The Safe Routes to School Launch Program, a joint project of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and UC Berkeley SafeTREC, is designed to start strong and sustainable Safe Routes to School programs in California communities. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP)

The Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP) was launched by SafeTREC to reduce pedestrian and bicycle fatalities and injuries in California communities, with a special focus on addressing the safety needs of high-risk communities like seniors, children, and communities of color.

March 27: Upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training in Foothill Farms

March 11, 2019

Interested in learning how to make walking and biking safer for the Foothill Farms community?