Tribal road safety

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


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...

Register now for 11/19 Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit Introductory Webinar

November 16, 2020
New Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit

In October 2020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a new Tribal Crash Reporting Toolkit that has been designed to help Tribal governments collect, manage, and analyze crash data in their jurisdictions. To learn more about each of the seven tools included in the toolkit, view the toolkit manual.

The tools...

Introducing Tribal Street Story & Tribal TIMS: New video tutorials now available!

October 29, 2020

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is excited to announce that two new video tutorials are now available as part of the Tribal Road Safety Program! Click on the links below to learn how to use two new tools for advancing road safety on tribal lands: Tribal Street Story and Tribal TIMS.

Tribal Street Story: Online Crowdsourcing & Engagement


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:

Tribal Crash Data Tool (Tribal TIMS) California Tribal Data Viewer for Crash Data Tool

The Transportation Injury Mapping System (...

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:

Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 10

The Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 10 Call-for-Projects was announced on May 5, 2020. There will be $2 million set-aside exclusively available for...

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. Enjoy our round-up of selected photos to share what we were up to at #TRBAM!


Registration open for 12/17 webinar about the Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA) Program

December 10, 2019
The Tribal Transportation Safety Assessment (TTSA) Program

Participants in Happy Camp safety assessment

Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning (DOTP), Native American Liaison Branch (NALB), in collaboration with SafeTREC and the National Indian Justice Center (NIJC) will provide California Native American Tribal Governments with expert, focused, and independent Tribal Transportation Safety Assessments (...