Training and education

Apply now for a 2023 Complete Streets Safety Assessment in your community

October 24, 2022

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to 16 California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 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.

The Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA)...

Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA)

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to 16 California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 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.

The CSSA program is funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Up until...

Traffic Safety and Injury Control

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Course Description:

Injuries from traffic crashes are a major cause of death and disability in the United States and...

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...

Advocates for Change: Supporting Community Leaders in Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Programs

August 23, 2022
Advocates for Change: Supporting Community Leaders in Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Programs

DATE: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
TIME: 10am - 11am, PDT

Watts Walking Club conducting a neighborhood walk for community safety

Watts Walking Club conducting a neighborhood walk for...

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). The CPBST program works with local neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates to understand a community’s walking and biking safety concerns and advance their pedestrian and bicycle safety...

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...

Course Announcement: Spring 2023 Traffic Safety and Injury Control

November 14, 2022

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Course Description:

Injuries from traffic crashes are a major cause of death and disability in the United States and around the world....