Tribal road safety

Applications now open for the 2023 Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA) Program

October 27, 2022

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is inviting 12 California Tribes to apply for the next round of Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSAs), beginning October 2022 and to be completed by September 30, 2023. TTSA studies will be based on the tribal communities' input about their transportation choices, challenges and opportunities, and can help tribal staff and leadership plan and prioritize safety improvements for all travel modes (walking, bicycling, transit, driving) on tribal roads and pathways, and on roads accessing tribal lands. Tribal staff can also use the TTSA reports in support of...

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 12 California Tribes to apply for the next round of Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSAs), beginning October 2022 and to be completed by September 30, 2023. TTSA studies will be based on the...

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.

Young man with skateboard on Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation road...

Improving Transportation Infrastructure on Tribal Lands Using Crowd Sourcing Data

September 22, 2022
SafeTREC Presents in RWJF Pioneering Ideas Monthly Forum

On Wednesday, September 21, 2022 SafeTREC Research & Development Engineer Afsaneh Yavari and Co-Director David Ragland presented, "Improving Transportation Infrastructure on Tribal Lands Using Crowdsourcing Data" as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Pioneering Ideas Monthly Forum. The Forum is part of the Pioneering Ideas Grantee Gathering Place.

Session Overview...

SHSP Crash Data Dashboard Now Includes Tribal Data

August 4, 2022
California's Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Crash Data Dashboard now provides access to tribal crash data

UC Berkeley SafeTREC's geocoding team recently worked in collaboration with the Native American Advisory Committee (NAAC) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to provide access to tribal crash data on the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) Crash Data Dashboard. The tabs of the SHSP Crash Data Dashboard now allow all data to be filtered by whether a fatal or serious injury crash was within 5 miles of a tribal boundary.

About the SHSP Crash Data...

SafeTREC Spotlight: Afsaneh Yavari

March 22, 2021

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Spotlight Series where we highlight a SafeTREC team member and share their stories, work and interest in the transportation and safety research realm. In today's post, meet Afsaneh Yavari, Research and Development Engineer.

Can you share a little bit about yourself and your role at SafeTREC?

I am from Iran and moved to Milwaukee, WI in 1978 when I was in high school. I got both B.S. and Master’s degrees from University of WI-Milwaukee. Both degrees are in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Transportation Engineering. I am a registered Traffic...

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 Assessments (TTSA)

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

Participants in Happy Camp safety assessment

UC Berkeley SafeTREC conducted Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSA) for seven (7) California Native American Tribes. The Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA) - State Planning Research (SPR) was funded by the ...

SafeTREC Co-Director David Ragland honored with ATSIP Traffic Records Forum 2021 Award

November 15, 2021
Ragland honored with ATSIP's Traffic Records Forum Best Practices Award for his work to improve transportation safety on California's Tribal Lands

This year the Association of Transportation Safety Information Professionals (ATSIP) held their annual Traffic Records Forum virtually from August 16-20, 2021 to convene data analysts, state and local law enforcement officials, engineers, motor vehicle officials, emergency medical services providers, judicial...

Active Transportation Needs Assessments (ATNA)

Active Transportation Needs Assessments with California Native American Tribes

Street assessment

SafeTREC in partnership with the National Indian Justice Center (NIJC) and the Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria conducted Active Transportation Needs Assessments for a...