Training and education

SafeTREC and California Walks offering free Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Trainings

February 22, 2018

It's another exciting year for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program! SafeTREC and California Walks will again be offering free pedestrian and bicycle safety workshops throughout California this spring and summer. The goal of the program is to train local neighborhood residents and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and to strengthen their collaboration with local officials and agency staff to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

Observational Study of Cell Phone and Texting Use Among California Drivers 2012 and Comparison to 2011 Data

Cooper, Jill F.
Ragland, David R.
Ewald, Katrin
Wasserman, Lisa
Murphy, Christopher J.

This methodological report describes survey research and data collection methods employed for the second Observational Survey of Cell Phone and Texting Use among California Drivers study conducted in 2012. This study was conducted by Ewald & Wasserman Research Consultants (E&W) on behalf of the California Office of Traffic Safety and the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center at University of California at Berkeley.

Moving the Needle on Vision Zero: Offer Grembek presents at Vision Zero SF Workshop

December 14, 2017

In early November, 2017, San Francisco's Vision Zero Task Force hosted a one-day workshop to identify bold ideas and action steps for achieving the City's Vision Zero goal to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2024.

Developing a Web-Based Tool to Track Highway Safety Planning Progress in California

Chen, Katherine L.
Oum, Sang Hyouk
Cooper, Jill F.

A strategic highway safety plan (SHSP) is a comprehensive, statewide, data-driven safety plan that coordinates activities across agencies to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. In 2015, California updated its SHSP with the input of hundreds of stakeholders. To implement a multiyear effort that involves many primary actors, the challenge is to track decisions and progress in an efficient manner as well as to have in place a state safety program that is accountable and transparent to its stakeholders.

National Teen Driver Safety Week October 15 - 21

October 16, 2017

Did you know that car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers, ahead of all other types of injury, disease, or violence? To shed light on this epidemic and reduce the number of lives lost, National Teen Driver Safety Week will be held this week from October 15 - 21.

Community Outreach & Walk/Bike Workshop in San Jose: Thursday, Aug. 31

August 29, 2017

Please join us on Thursday, August 31 for the Vision Zero San Jose Community Outreach and Walk + Bike Workshop at the Cambrian Branch Library in San Jose!


DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 31; 6:00PM - 8:30PM
LOCATION: Cambrian Branch Library, Community Room - 1780 Hillsdale Avenue, San Jose, CA