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September 25, 2023

Looking for funding opportunities to support active transportation projects in your community? See below for two opportunities from America Walks and the U.S. Department of Transportation!

 Community Change Grants open September 18."

September 8, 2023

September 6, 2023

Pedestrian Safety Month is celebrated each September in California and the event is spearheaded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS).

August 25, 2023

August 15, 2023

 Save the Date, 2025 Active Transportation Program, Kick-Off Workshop (South)

Save the Date!

ATP Kick-Off Workshop

Wednesday, August 16, 2023 | 9am - 12pm PT

San Diego Association of Governments, Board Room

401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101

August 11, 2023

Mayor Jed Leano with a group photo of the parents and students that participated in the Condit Elementary School Walking School Bus

Condit Elementary School Walking School Bus group photo in Claremont, CA (Photo: Mayor Jed Leano)

August 3, 2023

What is Equitable Active Transportation?

Centering equity is a critical component of ensuring safe and accessible transportation in all communities and for people of all ages, abilities, and incomes, no matter how they travel, whether that is by car, walking, biking, rolling or taking public transportation (California Office of Traffic Safety).

July 28, 2023

Explore our newest installment in the Stories From the Field Series to learn how people on the frontline are improving road safety for people who walk, bike and roll in their communities!

July 19, 2023

July 17, 2023

To support California counties with Pedestrian/Bicycle Master Plans, we have included county-specific pedestrian and bicycle crash data from 2018 - 2022 (SWITRS 2018 - 2022/Provisional 2021, 2022 update as of June 9, 2023) for our Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Data by County webpage.

June 30, 2023

Smart Growth America recently released their long-awaited Best Completed Streets Policies Report. This new report evaluates and ranks the 157 Complete Streets policies adopted in the U.S. from 2019 to 2022; highlighting national trends and spotlighting the strongest policies and offering real-world examples of how these policies get passed.

June 27, 2023

According to a newly released report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 7,508 people walking were killed by drivers in the United States in 2022, the highest number of pedestrian fatalities since 1981.

June 20, 2023

The Fresno Council of Governments (Fresno COG) is in the process of developing a Regional Active Transportation Plan (ATP) to make walking and biking easier, safer and more enjoyable.

The project goals for the Fresno County Regional ATP include:Screenshot of the Fresno County Regional ATP Interactive Map

Explore our newest installments in the Stories from You and Stories From the Field Series to learn how people on the frontline are improving road safety for people who walk, bike and roll in their communities! In the two latest Safety Stories, the SafeTREC team talked with Jessica Lehman with Senior and Disability Action and Jason Kligier with the City of Santa Moncia.

May 25, 2023

There is a crisis on our roadways. Traffic crashes account for nearly 10 percent of all deaths in the United States. In 2021, 4,285 people were killed on California roads, or nearly 12 people every day. These losses are not just numbers, but our children, parents, friends, family, and neighbors. This is a public health crisis that deserves more attention, and more urgency. All people, regardless of race, ethnicity, income, age or ability, deserve to move safely in their community, whether they are walking, biking, rolling, driving or taking public transportation.

May 5, 2023

The fiscal year (FY) 2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Safe Streets and Roads for All grants is now open through July 10, 2023. 

Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program

May 1, 2023

April 7, 2023

Bicycle sign

Explore our round-up of webinars and events coming up highlighting the latest road safety trends and best practices in planning and designing safe spaces for walking, biking, scooting, and rolling! Have an event you'd like us to share? Please submit your event here.

April 5, 2023

April 4, 2023

Everyone deserves to live in an equitable, safe, healthy, and just community and pedestrian safety is a major component to creating this reality. This week there are several opportunities to celebrate and center the importance of having safe and convenient places to walk for people of all ages and abilities. See below for more details!