The Role of Media and Road Safety

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.

Creating safer streets for walking & biking: apply for a CPBST in your community!

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.

FHWA offers series of informational webinars on the MUTCD revision process

March 11, 2021

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is offering a series of informational webinars about the Notice of Proposed Amendments (NPA) for the 11th edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (MUTCD). 

County Data: Pedestrian & Bike Collisions

To support California counties with Pedestrian/Bicycle Master Plans, we have included county-specific pedestrian and bicycle collision data from 2015 - 2019 (Provisional 2019 SWITRS update) below. First, you'll see the data provided by maps that summarize the 5 year pedestrian and bicycle collision data, followed by tables that specify county specific data by year.

For city-specific breakdowns or any other queries, please use SafeTREC's Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS)

New Funding Opportunities in Safety and Micromobility

February 26, 2021

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

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)                       SCAG

Smart Cities and Mobility Innovations

NEW Local Road Safety Trainings Offered by LTAP

February 19, 2021


Local Road Safety Training offered by LTAP (Local Technical Assistance Program)

Stories From the Field with Jarah Crowner

For this installment of Stories from the Field, we're excited to share a recent conversation with Jarah Crowner, Policy and Program Analyst at UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC).

Caltrans Bay Area wants your input on plan for Bike Highways!

January 27, 2021

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