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).

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program Evaluation Report

Doggett, Sarah
Beck, Kate M.
Ana Lopez
Cooper, Jill F.
2019

The UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) and California Walks (Cal Walks) developed the Community Pedestrian Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program to train and mobilize communities to address pedestrian and bicycle safety and to strengthen collaboration with local officials and agency staff. SafeTREC and Cal Walks work hand-in-hand with communities to plan and facilitate workshops that are reflective of each community’s needs and priorities.

The CPBST at work in Florence-Firestone

June 25, 2019

Pedestrians and bicyclists make up a disproportionate share of road deaths and injuries, and low-income, majority person-of-color communities tend to face th

Safe Routes to School Launch Program

The Safe Routes to School Launch Program, a joint project of the Safe Routes 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.

Safe Routes to School Launch Workshop in San Bernardino: Friday, June 14

June 4, 2019

Join SafeTREC and the Safe Routes Partnership on Friday, June 14 at King Middle School in San Bernardino for the first Safe Routes to School Launch Workshop of 2019! During this workshop you will hear about ways to make walking and rolling to and from school safer, convenient and fun.

Children biking and walking on street and in crosswalk

Active Transportation Needs Assessments

Active Transportation Needs Assessments with California Native American Tribes

Street assessment

Programs

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.

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.

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.