Tribal road safety

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 will be partnering with California Tribes to conduct Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (TTSAs), beginning November 2021 and to be completed by mid-June 2022. TTSA reports can help tribal staff and leadership...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Tribal Street Story

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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 Crash Data Tool

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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...

Crowdsourcing Data to Improve Tribal Transportation Safety

Improving Transportation Infrastructure on Tribal Lands Using Crowdsourcing Data

The goal of this project is to reduce traffic crash injuries and fatalities by all users of roads on and near tribal lands in California by tailoring an existing crowdsourcing application to enable tribal communities to improve transportation safety, education, and emergency response times. The project team will collect motor vehicle, pedestrian, and bicycle crash data that are not currently being documented by tribal or other law enforcement agencies by crowdsourcing method and will guide the use of the data...