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November 20, 2018

Increasing opportunities for walking and biking has many health benefits. But how can cities and counties support and create streets in our communities that are accessible and safe for all users? What types of improvements and plans are needed forCover of new SRTSNP Report pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and motorists to get where they need to go safely, comfortably and easily?

November 7, 2018

Metro (the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority) is currently working on updating their Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which was last adopted in 2009. To help shape the update of the plan, Metro is seeking public input on their project website, Our Next LA*

October 10, 2018

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently published the Guide for Scalable Risk Assessment Methods for Pedestrians and Bicyclists as a resource for transportation agencies and practitioners for assessing pedestrian and bicyclist risk.

September 17, 2018

For those engaged in planning, designing or advocating for safe pedestrian and bicycle facilities, tracking down the resources you need can be a challenge.

2018 Sustainable Communities Program Grants

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Sustainable Communities Program through the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)! The program recognizes sustainable solutions to local growth challenges and has resulted in local plans that promote sustainability through the integration of transportation and land use. 

September 14, 2018

Do you live in Nevada County? Get involved and share your input on the development of the new Active Transportation Plan (ATP)! The Nevada County Transportation Commission (NCTC), in coordination with the County of Nevada, City of Grass Valley, City of Nevada City, and Town of Truckee is in the process of developing the plan, which will evaluate pedestrian and bicycle needs, and identify and prioritize active transportation recommendations by jurisdiction.

July 19, 2018

July 17, 2018

Fall 2018 Public Health 285a Injury Prevention and Control meets weekly on Friday, 2-4 pm, 2 units (3 units with a paper)

July 16, 2018

The CSCRS 2018 Safe Systems Summit planning committee is excited to promote the research poster showcase, scheduled for the first day of the Summit on Thursday, September 13, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Durham Convention Center.

July 1, 2018

Parks and Rec Month

What comes to mind when you hear "Parks and Rec?" 

June 30, 2018

With the new school year around the corner, we have to make sure our bicycles are equipped and ready to go! Bike Bakersfield is hosting Back to School Bike Rodeo on August 1 & 3 from 9 AM to 11 AM at Holloway-Gonazales Library in Bakersfield, CA. Bike Bakersfield is offering free bike maintenance and a helmet giveaway. They will have pumps, bike tubes and other equipment to help the kids. Participants will learn safety rules and how to safely navigate traffic and avoid hazards. 

June 18, 2018

CicLAvia Logo

CicLAvia is a non-profit organization that aims to produce vibrant public spaces by encouraging active transportation and good health through car-free streets. Over 1 million people attended CicLAvia events. CicLAvia has been involved in local and regional transportation planning related to active transportation.

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June 5, 2018

May 9, 2018

Are you interested in submitting an application for Cycle 4 of the 2019 Active Transportation Program (ATP)? Join the Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC) on Monday, May 21, 2018 for a technical assistance workshop/webinar that will provide an overview of key program changes, and a technical demonstration of the ATP application. Download the flyer for event date, time, and location details!  

May 3, 2018

The Active Transportation Resource Center is hosting a webinar that will provide an overview of older adult mobility patterns, pedestrian and bicycle safety considerations for active aging, resources for developing Safe Routes for Older Adults programs, and lessons learned from a local Safe Routes for Older Adults pilot program.

Safe Routes for Older Adults Guide

April 24, 2018

Caltrans District 4 has released the first-ever Bike Plan for the San Francisco Bay Area! The report provides a summary of the process that was undertaken to develop the Plan, which included gathering input from local and regional partners and stakeholders, as well as conducting public outreach efforts like an online mapping survey, focus group meetings, community workshops, and an online comment tool.

April 9, 2018

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, April 10 to discuss steps to take to prioritize safety improvements at crosswalk

March 21, 2018

The City of Oakland is updating their Bike Plan and they want to hear from you! 

Let's Bike Oakland Outreach