Bicycle Networks

U.S. Bicycle Route System Best Practices Report

March 20, 2015

The U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) is a developing network of officially numbered interstate bicycle routes that connect America’s cities, suburbs, and rural areas. To date, 8,043 miles of U.S. Bicycle Routes have been...

Events

This page features a selection of upcoming active transportation events, webinars, conferences, workshops, and funding opportunities throughout California and beyond. For previous events, please refer to the CATSIP calendar.

Do you have an event that might be of interest to add to our list? We want to hear from you! Please visit our Submit an Event page for more details....

Local Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committees

Communities throughout California have convened Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committees (BPAC), Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) or commissions to advise and recommend active transportation safety policies and practices. They may be established at the city or county level. Do you have a BPAC or ATAC in your community that we can add to the page? Please contact us at safetrec@berkeley.edu.

Interested in learning more about the master plans for active transportation safety in California...

2024 Go Human Community Streets Grant Program Now Open!

January 16, 2024
Looking for funding opportunities to support active transportation projects in Southern California? Apply today for The Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Go Human Community Streets Grant Program!

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Safety Story with Paul Van Dyk

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Lisa Peterson chatted with Paul Van Dyk, City Traffic Engineer with the City of Long Beach. In this installment, Van Dyk discusses the value of building both an internal and external safety culture, providing tools for practitioners, and ensuring that not only the infrastructure we build but also the programs we offer are accessible and available. Read the Safety Story below!

Lisa: Could share a little bit about your background and what your current role is?

Paul Van Dyk:...

Safety Story with Jason Kligier

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Lisa Peterson chatted with Jason Kligier, Mobility Manager with the City of Santa Monica. In this installment, 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 the Safety Story below!

Can you share with me about your current role with the City of Santa Monica?

I am the Mobility Manager for...

PeopleForBikes’ Great Bikes Infrastructure Project

August 25, 2023
Topographic map of the United States that has multiple colored dots across it to indicate where bike infrastructure projects are and their project status. This past July, PeopleForBikes launched their newest initiative, The Great Bike Infrastructure Project, which hopes to help...

What is Equitable Active Transportation?

August 3, 2023
What is Equitable Active Transportation? Centering equity is a critical component of ensuring safe and accessible transportation in all communities and for people of all ages, abilities, and incomes, no matter how they travel, whether that is by car, walking, biking, rolling or taking public transportation (California Office of Traffic Safety).

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Active Transportation Events and Funding Opportunities - Deadlines Approaching

March 8, 2023

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Explore our round-up of webinars and events coming up highlighting the latest road safety trends and best practices in planning and designing safe spaces for walking, biking, scooting, and rolling! Have an event you'd like us to share? Please submit your event here....