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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

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

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October is National Walk Month! 

September 30, 2019

Share your feedback and help improve transportation in Napa County!

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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

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 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

August 2, 2019

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 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

June 2, 2019

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Stay up to date with the latest road safety trends and best practices in active transportation by attending upcoming webinars happening in June 2019!

May 30, 2019

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is thrilled to pilot Safety Stories, a new storytelling feature on the California Active Transportation Safety Information Pages (CATSIP) website. Safety Stories provides an avenue for planners, designers, engineers and safe active transportation advocates to share their experiences, lessons learned and best practices for improving active transportation safety among California’s diverse communities.