UC Berkeley SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to California local agencies with a population of over 25,000 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.
January 24, 2020
December 31, 2019
Cities have recently seen the rise of new options for personal transportation - or "micromobility" - that include devices that are typically low speed, often lightweight, and partially or fully motorized (Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) 2019; Society of Automotive Engineers, 2019). In order to provide context and insights into their application, the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) has released two new resources worth exploring:
December 4, 2019
December 3, 2019
Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Wendy Ortiz, Community Programs Manager at California Walks (Cal Walks)(link is external), our partners for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
November 14, 2019
November 12, 2019
Share your feedback and help improve pedestrian safety throughout Caltrans District 4!
In-person survey using Street Story in Downtown Oakland (Photo: Caltrans District 4)
November 5, 2019
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 11, 2019 to learn about Non-Infrastructure (NI) funding that is available through the Active Transportation Program (ATP)! Caltrans will be hosting workshops highlighting examples of successful NI programs in the North Region, and provide information on the upcoming call for applications for the
October 22, 2019
Save the Date! Applications Open November 4, 2019 for Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities
October 4, 2019
October is National Walk Month!
September 30, 2019
Share your feedback and help improve transportation in Napa County!
The Napa County Transportation Authority (NVTA) is updating the County's transportation plan and seeking community input in order to create a shared transportation vision for 2045.
Through the countywide plan, the NVTA envisions a Napa County where:
September 18, 2019
Get ready to get moving! Students, parents, school and local officials, and public health and transportation representatives in communities across the U.S. will be celebrating National Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
September 13, 2019
Stay up to date with the latest road safety trends and best practices in active transportation by attending upcoming webinars happening in September 2019!
September 12, 2019
Registration is open for upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in September!
August 2, 2019
Stay up to date with the latest road safety trends and best practices in active transportation by attending upcoming webinars happening in August 2019!
July 23, 2019
A recently released guide, Safe Streets, Healthy Families Advocacy Guide, offers Los Angeles neighborhood residents a suite of tools and resources to improve street conditions through advocacy and education.
July 19, 2019
The City of San José is updating their bike master plan to improve bikeway connections for Santa Clara County residents. Changes in land use and transportation have enabled opportunities in San José to develop a multi-modal transportation network that accommodates a wide range of users of all ages and abilities.
June 27, 2019
Stay up to date with the latest road safety trends and best practices in active transportation by attending upcoming webinars happening in July 2019!
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June 20, 2019
It’s not too late to register for the California Bicycle Coalition’s California Bicycle Summit, taking place from October 15-17 at the Center for Healthy Communities in Los Angeles. The summit is open to active transportation practitioners, advocates, and community residents working to make bicycling an affordable, inclusive, and equitable form of transportation for all.
June 17, 2019
Last month, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) released a new design guide summarizing best practices to enhance safety at intersections, “Don’t Give Up at the Intersection: Designing All Ages and Abilities Bicycle Crossings.” Since NACTO released its innovative Urban Bikeway Design Guide in 2011, North American cities have expanded protected bikeway networ