Tribal road safety

Tribal Road Safety Program

UC Berkeley SafeTREC has been working since 2014 on a variety of projects to improve transportation safety for California’s tribal populations, as well as for all population groups that travel to California’s Rancherias and reservations or through their lands.

Tribal Crash Data Tool

Since 2014, SafeTREC has been working on the Tribal Road Safety Data Collection project to improve traffic safety on tribal lands in California. The goal of this project is to improve traffic safety on and near tribal lands in California.  Learn more about the project here.

Tribal Street Story

UC Berkeley SafeTREC has adapted its Street Story tool for use in and by Tribal communities in California. Street Story is an online engagement platform that allows residents to collect information on transportation collisions, near misses, hazards, and safe places to travel. 

Technical Assistance Available Through the Tribal Road Safety Program

June 12, 2020

The SafeTREC Tribal Road Safety Program announces availability of one to two hour technical assistance webinars for either or both of two online tools relevant for tribal road safety: 

Transportation Safety Funding Opportunities for California Tribes

May 15, 2020

NEW! Tribes in California can obtain funding for transportation safety improvements from the following sources. Note details for program application deadlines and upcoming informational webinars:

Tribal Road Safety Data Collection

Since 2014, SafeTREC has been working on the Tribal Road Safety Data Collection project to improve traffic safety on tribal lands in California. The goal of this project is to improve traffic safety on and near tribal lands in California. 

Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments

Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA) State Planning Research (SPR)

Participants in Happy Camp safety assessment

SafeTREC at Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting 2020

January 31, 2020

This year SafeTREC faculty, staff and graduate students joined over 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world at the Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting from January 16-20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Our team had the opportunity to present some of our latest transportation safety research, participate in various events, workshops and activities, and connect with alum.