According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number of pedestrian fatalities in the U.S. during the 10-year period from 2009 to 2018 has increased by 53% (from 4,109 deaths in 2009 to 6,283 deaths in 2018). At the same time, while walking has become riskier, the number of all other traffic fatalities has increased by only 2%.
March 2, 2020
February 28, 2020
Register now for an upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) this month in a community near you to identify priorities to make walking and biking safer for everyone - including seniors, students, parents, and people with disabilities!
February 3, 2020
Mark your calendars for an upcoming 2021 Active Transportation Program (ATP) Workshop! The California Transportation Commission (CTC) is hosting a series of workshops throughout the state to provide more information on the ATP Cycle 5 grant application process, procedures and key deadlines. Workshops are available to attend in person or by teleconference. City and tribal governments, local agencies, and the public are encouraged to attend.
January 29, 2020
January 27, 2020
How easy is it for older adults and residents with disabilities to get around in Sonoma County? How often do they forgo important trips because they lack transportation? What are the local transportation challenges, successes and gaps in services?
January 24, 2020
UC Berkeley SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to California local agencies with a population of over 25,000 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.
December 31, 2019
Cities have recently seen the rise of new options for personal transportation - or "micromobility" - that include devices that are typically low speed, often lightweight, and partially or fully motorized (Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) 2019; Society of Automotive Engineers, 2019). In order to provide context and insights into their application, the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) has released two new resources worth exploring:
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 (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
October is National Walk Month!
September 30, 2019
Share your feedback and help improve transportation in Napa County!
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
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
Registration is open for upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in September!
August 2, 2019
Stay up to date with the latest road safety trends and best practices in active transportation by attending upcoming webinars happening in August 2019!
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