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September 8, 2021

As we near two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, agencies are now releasing data on its impact for people walking.

August 10, 2021

The League of American Bicyclists has released their bi-annual call for applications for their Bicycle Friendly Community Awards. This year’s application period ends September 1 for Communities, October 1 for Universities and October 5 for Businesses. 

July 26, 2021

E-bike fleet provided by Bolt in Point Richmond, CA (Photo: City of Richmond)

July 21, 2021

Improving Walking in the Bay Area

June 3, 2021

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) recently released a new report, "Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2020 Preliminary Data" that provides an indepth overview of state and national trends in pedestrian traffic fatalities for January - December, 2020.

May 6, 2021

May is National Bike Month, and there are several events you can be a part of! Take a look at some of what's happening across the country and in California. If there are any events you would like for us to add, please submit them here

April 30, 2021

Celebrate Bike Month with ATRC's new Bicycle Transportation course!

Just in time for the upcoming National Bike Month this May, the Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC) has launched a new self-paced, online introductory bike course, "Bicycle Transportation: Basic Principles of Planning & Design."  

April 19, 2021

According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 28,190 people died in motor vehicle crashes from January through September, 2020, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period in 2019.  In California, according to provisional SWITRS data for 2019, the number of pedestrians killed in 2019 was 1,030, an increase of 48 fatalities from 2017.

April 7, 2021

Each year on the first Wednesday in April, traffic safety professionals and advocates celebrate National Walking Day and the many benefits of walking, and the importance of creating streets that are safe for walking for all people, ages and abilities. Explore our selection of pedestrian safety resources, tools, and ways to get involved to help improve walking in your community!

March 29, 2021

For over a decade, Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition have released an annual report documenting the state of pedestrian safety in the United States, and ranking how deadly it is to walk in a state or metropolitan area. The data in the latest release, "Dangerous by Design 2021" is stark and alarming.

March 8, 2021

February 26, 2021

Explore our selection of upcoming funding opportunities for advancing safety and micromobility in California!

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Smart Cities and Mobility Innovations

February 11, 2021

Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Katherine Chen, Senior Policy & Program Analyst at UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) and the lead for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program.

January 28, 2021

January 27, 2021

Share your input on the plan for Bike Highways in the Bay Area

January 20, 2021

Bikes: Our Vehicle for Change

Banner graphic for the National Bike Summit 2021

December 28, 2020

CHP Highlights New Road Safety Laws for 2021

According to recent news from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), four new road safety laws will go into effect in the New Year.

December 23, 2020

New Resource for Advancing Local Complete Streets

December 17, 2020

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

California Office of Traffic Safety 2022 Grant ApplicationsOTS Logo

November 17, 2020

New Safe Routes Partnership Fact Sheets!

The Safe Routes Partnership has put out three new fact sheets with information on success stories, best practices, and resources for advocates of safety and active transportation at the national and regional level.