Tribal road safety

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


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...

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...