Training and education

Apply now for a Community Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Training!

January 21, 2022
Creating safer streets for walking & biking: apply for a CPBST in your community!

UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks are excited to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program!

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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...

Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA)

SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to 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, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Up until 2018, the program...

Comunidades Activas y Seguras (Safe and Active Communities) Program

The Program

Comunidades Activas y Seguras (Safe and Active Communities) is a joint program of UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks (Cal Walks). After working with communities of a wide variety of backgrounds through our statewide Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program Training (CPBST) program, we learned that we needed to create a curriculum tailored to meet the needs of Spanish-speaking communities. To that end, Comunidades Activas y Seguras takes a community centered and culturally/linguistically sensitive...

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. The Focus Cities program in California is a joint project of UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks that supports community efforts to build a culture of safe walking and biking through community programs and...

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP)

The Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program (CPBSP) was launched by UC Berkeley SafeTREC in collaboration with California Walks to reduce pedestrian and bicycle fatalities and serious injuries in California communities. The CPBSP prioritizes working in communities that are at disproportionate risk for road traffic injuries and addressing the safety needs of people who are underserved by traditional transportation resources and planning, e.g., older adults, people with lower incomes, people with disabilities, people who use a mobility device, immigrant or refugee populations, and...

Course Announcement: Spring 2022 Traffic Safety and Injury Control

January 6, 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...

Traffic Safety and Injury Control

People walking in crosswalk with traffic passing with course title, time and date overlaid

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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. In the...

Apply now for a Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment in your community

December 8, 2021
Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA)

Participants conducting a needs assessment in Happy Camp, 2019

Needs assessment for the Karuk Tribe (Happy Camp, 2019)

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is inviting 10 California tribes to apply for the next round of Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSAs), beginning...

Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA)

Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA)

Participants conducting a needs assessment in Happy Camp, 2019

Needs assessment for the Karuk Tribe (Happy Camp, 2019)

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is inviting 10 California tribes to apply for the next round of Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSAs), beginning November 2021 and to be completed by mid-June 2022. TTSA reports can help tribal staff and...