Explore our newest installments in the Stories from You and Stories From the Field Series to learn how people on the frontline are improving road safety for people who walk, bike and roll in their communities! In the two latest Safety Stories, the SafeTREC team talked with Jessica Lehman with Senior and Disability Action and Jason Kligier with the City of Santa Moncia. Click on the links below to learn what inspired their work in active transportation safety, and the key elements, lessons learned and valuable takeaways they shared for community mobilization for street safety and successful active transportation projects.
New Safety Stories highlight how communities are prioritizing safer, more accessible streets for all people
For this installment of Stories from You, we're excited to feature a story from Jessica Lehman, Executive Director at Senior and Disability Action. With expansion into the East Bay, Senior and Disability launched and won a successful street safety campaign on a particularly tough portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Oakland for people of all ages and abilities. Read her Safety Story.
For this installment of Stories from the Field, City of Santa Monica Mobility Manager Jason Kligier discusses the development of the 2022 Local Roadway Safety Plan, implementing pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements as part of achieving the city's Vision Zero goals, and the importance of data analysis, community engagement, and outreach. Read his Safety Story.
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Berkeley SafeTREC's safety stories highlight how urban planners, designers, engineers, advocates and others have implemented safe streets programs, employed best practices, or reported successful outcomes in their communities to advance active transportation safety.
Are you an active transportation practitioner who's been successful prioritizing road safety for people that walk, bike or roll? Would you like to be featured in a Safety Story and share your success with others? Berkeley SafeTREC wants to hear about it! Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
These Safety Stories interviews were conducted in collaboration with UC Berkeley SafeTREC. The opinions and perspectives expressed are those of the interviewees and not necessarily those of SafeTREC.