Bicycle Safety Materials and Curriculum

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...

2023 Back To School Safety Month Safety Tips & Resources

August 11, 2023

Mayor Jed Leano with a group photo of the parents and students that participated in the Condit Elementary School Walking School Bus

Condit Elementary School Walking School Bus group photo in Claremont, CA (Photo: Mayor Jed Leano)

August is Back to School Safety Month! This year we're sharing resources and...

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).


It's National Bike Month!

May 6, 2021

May is National Bike Month, and there are several events you can be a part of! Take a look at some of what's happening across the country and in California. If there are any events you would like for us to add, please submit them here.

Woman bicycling in bike lane
(Photo credit: Dan Burden,

It’s Officially National Bike Month 2023!

May 1, 2023
Bike Month logo from the League of American Bicyclists that reads "League of American Bicyclists presents Bike Month May 2023" Join us as we gear up for National Bike Month the entire month of May! Whether you’re a regular bike commuter or you need to dust off your bike before rolling, we’re highlighting several...

Equitable Active Transportation

As the Safe System Approach is widely adopted, those planning active transportation projects must prioritize integrating equity. At SafeTREC, we integrate equity into all layers of protection within the Safe System Approach as a way to work towards addressing historical disinvestment and institutional biases. Our Equitable Active Transportation page acts as a hub for resources on how planners, community members, and others alike can create more equitable, walkable, and bikeable communities.

Safety Story with Santa Barbara County Association of Governments

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Kristen Leckie chatted with Santa Barbara County Association of Governments. In this edition, Kent Epperson and Peter Williamson from the Traffic Solutions division, and Lauren Bianchi Klemann from Government Affairs & Public Information talk to us about their recent electric bike safety event, the first one ever held in Santa...

Apply now for a SafeTREC community pedestrian & bicycle safety training in your community in 2023!

December 20, 2022

Picture of a group of people next to a safety messaging campaign in Altadena, CA.

Today's guest post is from Lisa Peterson, Communications Manager for UC Berkeley's Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC). This post was originally posted on December 16, 2022.


Celebrate the New School Year by Walking, Biking, or Rolling to School!

August 12, 2022

Five children wearing backpacks walk towards their school, with a brick wall behind them.

(Photo credit: Safe Routes Partnership)

The month of August is Back to School Safety Month and also the beginning of the school year for many students across California. As the school year kicks off, it’s the perfect...

Safety Story with Nicolay Kreidler

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Kristen Leckie chatted with Nicolay Kreidler, Communications Director at the California Bicycle Coalition. In this edition, Kreidler talks to us about the Coalition’s innovative Quick-Build Guide and its impact since its publication in 2020. Read his Safety Story below!

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