Training and education

Speed Management Workshops Planned in California

March 23, 2021

Original post authored by Leah Shahum appeared March 23, 2021 on the Vision Zero Network

Communities Embrace Safe Speeds, Key to Safe System Approach

 safe street design, safe speed limits and speed safety cameras

We are pleased to announce that three California communities have been...

Creating safer streets for walking & biking: apply for a CPBST in your community!

February 11, 2021

Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Katherine Chen, Senior Policy & Program Analyst at SafeTREC and the lead for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program. The CPBST program works with local neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety through engaging local stakeholders, providing information and data, supporting community empowerment, and strengthening collaboration with local officials and...

3/25 Webinar: From Practice to Progress - Street Story in the Field

March 9, 2021
Join us for the first Focus Cities webinar in 2021!

Participants from Street Story workshop on walk assessment in Fresno, CA

DATE: Thursday, March 25, 2021
TIME: 10am - 11am PT

Join UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks...

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...

Traffic Safety and Injury Control

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

Register now for 11/12 webinar: "Exploring Pandemic-Era Data Trends and Policy Implications"

November 9, 2020
UC Berkeley SafeTREC's Offer Grembek to present in upcoming virtual safety series about community-based traffic safety data & approaches during a pandemic

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The Southern California Association of Governments and its Go...

Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program Workshop Follow-Up Survey Highlights

Chen, Katherine L.
Kuroda, Kaori

The Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training Program (CPBST) is a joint effort of the University of California Berkeley’s Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (UCB SafeTREC) and California Walks (Cal Walks). Founded in 2009, the Community Pedestrian Safety Training program was expanded in 2016 to include bicycle safety improvements. The purpose of the CPBST is to:

Educate local residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety; Empower community partners to advocate for safety improvements in their neighborhoods; and Strengthen...

Register now for August 26th Connecting Kern County webinar!

August 12, 2020
Join us for the next Focus Cities webinar!

Bicyclist on Kern River Parkway Trail

DATE: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
TIME: 10am - 11am PDT

Join active transportation...