Training and education

Community Trainings at Work: An Evaluation of Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Trainings

Beck, Kate M.

The Community Pedestrian Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program trains and mobilizes communities to address pedestrian and bicycle safety and strengthens collaboration with local officials and agency staff. This research brief summarizes an evaluation of the CPBST program completed in 2018. 


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.

Safe Routes to School Launch Communities Receive California ATP Funding

August 21, 2019

We are excited to share this guest blog post by Margaux Mennesson, Marketing & Communications Manager with the Safe Routes Partnership. The original post appeared on the Safe Routes Partnership blog on August 7, 2019.

Register now for a community pedestrian and bicycle safety workshop in Planada, 8/20 and in Blue Lake Rancheria, 9/17!

August 13, 2019

Register now for one of our Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops coming up in Planada and Blue Lake Rancheria 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.

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.

Register now for August 19 Tribal Road Safety Data Collection & Reporting workshop

August 2, 2019

Graphic for NIJC workshop

Monday, August 19, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Blue Lake Casino & Hotel, 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake, CA.

Injury Prevention and Control

Course flyer image of people crossing street in NYC


Injury is the leading cause of death for ages 1- 44, and the leading cause of years of potential life lost to age 65, surpassing heart disease and cancer.

Register now for Street Story Webinar on August 7th

July 19, 2019

Registration Now Open for a Free Webinar with UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks:

Participants at CPBST Workshop using Street Story

Street Story at Work: How Communities are Using the Tool
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 3pm - 4pm PT

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program Evaluation Report

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

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.