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July 23, 2015

Sunday, August 9

Save the date! On August 9, CicLAvia- Culver City Meets Venice presented by Metro will return to the Westside.

July 21, 2015

The Active Cities Report is a document that includes sample metrics and inspirational examples to encourage cities to become more active. According to the report, “Levels of physical activity are associated with positive outcomes.

July 2, 2015

Walk San Francisco released the first comprehensive review of San Francisco’s progress towards improving pedestrian safety and walkability in San Francisco.

May 7, 2015

The US. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Study Report, commissioned by PeopleforBikes and conducted by the Breakaway Research Group is a bike participation research unlike others--it standardizes how participation is bicycling of any kind, by any type of rider.

May 5, 2015

Grand Boulevard Initiative is a collaboration of 19 cities, counties, local and regional agencies dedicated to the revitalization of the El Camino Real Corridor. The Task Force facilitates planning for revitalizing 43 miles of El Camino Real and its surrounding communities. This effort to improve the El Camino Real Corridor includes leading businesses, non-profit agencies, neighborhoods and community advocates.

April 15, 2015

New strategies for transportation require new measurements of success.

April 8, 2015

How well do Complete Streets projects achieve transportation goals, such as safety? What have communities received in return for their Complete Streets investments?

April 3, 2015

State transportation officials across the country are facing similar challenges: Revenues are falling and budgets are shrinking, but transportation demands are continuing to grow.

April 2, 2015

On February 23, 2015, at the Active Living Research 2015 Annual Conference in San Diego, California, SafeTREC presented a poster session on the "Economic Benefits of Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Investments Around Transit," based on research conducted from 2011 to 2014.

March 30, 2015

March 27, 2015

In the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2464 (link is external) are 18 papers that address a range of pedestrian issues, including: a safety performance study of shared pedestrian and vehicle space; impacts of alternative yield sign placement on pedestrian safety;

March 20, 2015

The U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) is a developing network of officially numbered interstate bicycle routes that connect America’s cities, suburbs, and rural areas. To date, 8,043 miles of U.S.

March 5, 2015

The California Transportation Plan 2040 (CTP 2040)  is a statewide policy plan designed to meet California's future transportation needs and to support achieving a statewide reduction in greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050.

March 4, 2015

The City of San Mateo recently completed its Sustainable Streets Plan.

March 3, 2015

The Transportation Research Board recently published the report “Improving Transit Integration Among Multiple Providers, Volume I: Transit Integration Manual," which presents a set of guidelines to help transit agencies evaluate, plan, and implement transit services in areas with multiple providers.  
The manual has three key chapters:

January 26, 2015

The Transportation Research Board's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 797: Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection has just been published. The book describes methods and technologies for counting pedestrians and bicyclists, offers guidance on developing a non-motorized count program, gives suggestions on selecting appropriate counting methods and technologies, and provides examples of how organizations have used non-motorized count data to better fulfill their missions.

September 11, 2014

The Solano Transportation Authority serves the transportation needs of the County of Solano and the eight cities located in the county.

The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) is a countywide bicycle advocacy organization that has been in existence since 1998. It engages in advocacy throughout the City and County of Los Angeles. 

August 13, 2014

This is the first edition of the Traffic Monitoring Guide to include information on monitoring pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized road and trail users. Even though both of these modes preceded the automobile, the monitoring of non-motorized traffic has not been systematic or widespread in the U.S. and, even today, is not nearly as comprehensive as motorized traffic monitoring.