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December 7, 2022

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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.

December 6, 2022

The UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to 16 California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety.

November 29, 2022

November 10, 2022

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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.

November 2, 2022

Explore our selection of upcoming funding opportunities for advancing safe, active travel in California! 

Bicyclists biking on a street with a banner that reads "Bloomberg Initiative for Cycling Infrastructure"

(Photo: Bloomberg Cities Network)

October 19, 2022

Interested in learning more about the practical application of the Safe System approach to road safety? The Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) is hosting two upcoming webinars as part of their CSCRS Research to Practice Bytes series that will explore real-life Safe System scenarios:

October 11, 2022

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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.

October 5, 2022

Join the celebration on #WalkRollToSchoolDay 2022!

October 3, 2022

Looking for an opportunity to learn how to advocate for safe walking infrastructure in your community?

Join the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) all month long this October - National Pedestrian Safety Month - for their free Walkinar series! All webinars will take place Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. PST. 

September 14, 2022

Recent reports have continued to document the crisis of traffic deaths for people on our roadways. Data estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that traffic fatalities reached a 16 year high in 2021, with an estimated 42,915 motor vehicle fatalities, a 10.5% increase from the 38,824 fatalities in 2020.

September 9, 2022

Explore our selection of upcoming opportunities for advancing safe, active travel in California! 


A parent walks a small dog while their child rides a scooter in a local park. The text reads "Safe Routes to Parks"and "Safe Routes to Parks Accelerator"

September 2, 2022

August 24, 2022

Accessing crash data plays an important role in assessing the safety needs and concerns for people walking and biking in our communities. To support those working to advance pedestrian and bicycle safety, we have recently updated our Pedestrian & Bicycle Crash Data by County webpage with the latest crash data, including county-specific pedestrian and bicycle crash data from 2017 - 2021 (SWITRS 2017 - 2021/Provisional 2021 update as of August 8, 2022). 

August 15, 2022

Explore our newest installments 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! In the two latest Safety Stories, the SafeTREC team talked with Adam Fukushima from the City of San Luis Obispo and Nicolay Kreidler with the California Bicycle Coalition.

August 12, 2022

August 11, 2022

July 20, 2022

Earlier this month, Smart Growth America released their “Dangerous By Design 2022” report, which includes the most up-to-date look at how dangerous state and metro areas are for people walking and identifies the deadliest places in the United States based on traffic fatalities between 2016 and 2020.

July 19, 2022

This past June, UC Berkeley SafeTREC, in collaboration with California Walks, kicked off their 2022 Focus Cities program with the webinar “Applying the Safe System Approach to Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety”. Funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), the webinar convened residents, agency staff, and other transportation safety advocates for a discussion about how the two organizations approach their work through a Safe System Approach lens.

July 8, 2022

The US Department of Transportation has launched a new $1 billion dollar discretionary grant program to reconnect communities previously affected by transportation infrastructure like highways and rail lines. The Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) Program is the first of its kind to designate federal funding to help reconnect communities previously cut off from opportunities by this infrastructure.