March 10, 2017

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at University of California, Berkeley will co-host the 2017 California Transportation Planning Conference, Partnering for Sustainable Transportation on May 3 - 5, 2017.

March 3, 2017

Madera County Transportation Commission will be hosting a roundtable meeting and workshop on Thursday, March 9 to gather input on the amendments to the 2014 Madera County Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Stategy RTP/SCS update.

Please see the flyer below for additional information.

Roundtable Meeting & Workshop
Thursday, March 9, 2017
5:30 pm to 7:30pm

Webster Elementary School
36477 Ruth Avenue
Madera, CA  93636

February 28, 2017

CicLAvia March 26 Culver City meets Venice

Sunday, March 26

9am-4pm

Save the date! On March 26, CicLAvia- Culver City Meets Venice will return to the Westside.

February 27, 2017

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is offering a free webinar on March 14, 2017 about planning for successful pedestrian and bicycle safety law enforcement operations. 

February 24, 2017

2017 Transportation Equity Summit

2017 Transportation Equity Summit

                                                                     (Photo courtesy of TransForm)

February 21, 2017

 Bicycle and MotorcycleTRB’s recently published Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2587 consists of 17 papers that explore issues related to bicycles and motorcycles, including:

February 17, 2017

Caltrans is developing a Bicycle Plan for the Bay Area district to improve bicycling on and across the State-owned transportation network.

Please join us and Safe States Alliance on March 1, 2017 for a webinar showcasing the new, forthcoming Injury Surveillance Workgroup 8 (ISW8) report: Consensus Recommendations for Pedestrian Injury Surveillance

February 10, 2017

Caltrans has recently released “Toward an Active California,” the Draft California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. The public is invited to provide comments (by March 1st) through their online comment tool or by attending an upcoming meetings/webinar. Caltrans will be hosting four meetings across the state from February 23- March 1, 2017. 

February 3, 2017

Upcoming PBIC Webinar Series: Collecting and Using Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Data

January 31, 2017

Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) announce the release of the city’s first Vision Zero Action Plan.

January 18, 2017

Join America Walks on February 8, 2017 for a webinar, “A Path to a Walkable Future.” The webinar to explore the role walking and walkability has on creating sustainable communities and learn about partnerships that have worked in creating walkable communities. The webinar will feature speakers from Oregon Walks, pathVu, LA-Más & BikeSD. 

December 29, 2016

Join America Walks and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on January 5, 2017 for a webinar, “Moving Forward in 2017: Active Transportation in the New Congress and Trump Administration.” The webinar will explore what’s anticipated in active transportation policies as the new Congress and Trump administration prepare to take office in late January.

December 16, 2016

Join this webinar on January 11, 2017 to learn about the Safe Routes to School National Partnership’s new toolkit, Step by Step: How to Start a Walking School Bus at Your School, an easy-to-follow guide to getting a walking school bus up and “walking” in your community!

December 6, 2016

Webinar: Public Health Partners in California’s Active Transportation Program Development and Implementation
Friday, December 9th, 10am – 11:30 am PT

Caltrans Active Transportation Resource Center will host a webinar entitled, “Public Health Partners in California’s Active Transportation Program Development and Implementation” on Dec.9, 2016.

December 2, 2016

The City of Berkeley and its residents are updating the 2005 Bicycle Plan to help make bicycling safer and more convenient for people of all ages and skill levels. 
A Revised Draft of the Berkeley Bicycle Plan is now availablehttp://www.bikeberkeley.com/. If you like to be notified of public meetings, please sign up on their Engage page.

November 23, 2016

OTS Grant Applications Available Dec. 5, 2016

Beginning December 5, 2016, the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)will start accepting online applications for grants scheduled to start on October 1, 2017. OTS will launch a new electronic grant system GEMS (Grant Electronic Management System). 

November 18, 2016

Safe Routes to Healthy Food: Where Food Access and Active Travel Intersect

November 14, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will host a free webinar to showcase new research findings on the safety effectiveness of safety countermeasures for improving pedestrian safety at uncontrolled locations.

WEBINAR INFORMATION
Title: Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Locations

November 4, 2016

Get on the #WalkingSchoolBus! New Safe Routes to School National Partnership toolkit can help you start or grow a program at your school! 
This toolkit is designed to help parents, educators, and community members plan and organize a walking school bus using adult volunteers as leaders.