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September 18, 2020

September is Pedestrian Safety Month!

This year's Pedestrian Safety month looks very different during COVID-19, with communities practicing social distancing, essential workers traveling to their work while others work from home, students are returning to school virtually, and in some cases activities are resuming and businesses are reopening as it is safe to do so. In the midst of this, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is encouraging all of us to look out for one another.

September 14, 2020

Sacramento County is in the process of creating its very first Active Transportation Plan and wants your input on how to improve walking, biking and rolling!

How to get involved

Sacramento County Active Transportation Plan Input Map

September 1, 2020

In the last decade, micromobility ridership, or the use of personal transportation devices like bicycles, scooters and other small devices, has seen increasing growth. According to the latest data from the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), since 2010 people in the United States have taken 342 million trips on shared bikes and scooters. In 2019 alone, there was a 60% increase in trips from the previous year with 136 million trips on shared bikes, e-bikes and scooters. 

August 27, 2020

August 20, 2020

August is Back to School Safety Month!

August 11, 2020

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June 25, 2020

CATSIP is home to a number of resources that support active transportation safety in California. As the newest addition, we would like to introduce a section on "Micromobility" found under the "Resources" tab. It features content in the following categories -- Statistics and Trends, Emerging Research & Technology, Permits Programs & Best Practices, and Micromobility Policies by City. 

June 24, 2020

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Summit on Pedestrian Safety is now open for registration! 

Banner of photos for the USDOT Summit for Pedestrian Safety

June 11, 2020

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May 21, 2020

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center Logo

Due to the nature of COVID-19, there has been an increased demand for safe public spaces as people continue to make trips for essential services. In order to make this possible, communities have implemented new policies that adapt to current needs. 

May 15, 2020

May is Bicycle Safety Month and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is encouraging those out walking, driving or riding their bikes to look out for one another while practicing social distancing measures.

Bicyclist in Pinole, CA

May 3, 2020

April 21, 2020

CATSIP’s Laws, Plans, and Policies page has been updated with a new list of resources!

Screen Capture of Plans Page

April 14, 2020

New Safety Stories highlight how communities are prioritizing action transportation safety