Bicycle Safety Materials and Curriculum

Upcoming Active Transportation Safety Events in November

November 9, 2020

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

Apply now for CPBST in your community!

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). The purpose of the CPBST program is to train local neighborhood residents and safety...

Upcoming Active Transportation Webinars in March

February 26, 2019

Stay up to date with the latest road safety trends and best practices in active transportation with webinars happening in March 2019!

This month, learn about methods to improve the safety for people walking and rolling for transportation with webinars from the Federal Highway Safety Administration (FHWA), the U.S. Department of Transportation, America Walks, the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, and Portland State University’s Transportation Research and Education Center.

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Register Today: Introduction to Bicycle Transportation Planning and Design

March 13, 2019

The Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC), along with Caltrans, is hosting two trainings next month intended to guide practitioners in the planning and design of bicycle routes along roadways in California. These free, day-long introductory courses are designed for architects, planners, engineers from local, regional and state agencies to “explore the tools used to assess and evaluate the suitability of a transportation route and facilitate its use by all types of cyclists.” Larry Moore, a retired Caltrans engineer, will teach both courses....

New FHWA Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Information Search Tool!

September 17, 2018

For those engaged in planning, designing or advocating for safe pedestrian and bicycle facilities, tracking down the resources you need can be a challenge. ToFHWA Safety Report on Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design help solve this problem, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Safety Office recently launched the new...

Walk/Bike/Places 2018

July 1, 2018

Walk Bike Places

Walk Bike Places 20th Conference Produced by Project for Public Spaces (PPS) with support from Bike Easy

September 16-19, 2018 at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans...

FHWA Report: How to Develop a Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action Plan

October 18, 2017

Since 2004, the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Adminstration (FHWA) Safety Office has been working to aggressively reduce pedestrian deaths by focusing extra resources on the cities and states with the highest pedestrian fatalities and/or fatality rates. Part of this effort has included development of the guide, "How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan", which helps state and local officials know where to begin to address pedestrian safety issues. The FHWA just recently revised the guide and has made it available...

New GHSA Report - A Right to the Road: Understanding & Addressing Bicyclist Safety

September 14, 2017

As traffic fatalities are up across the board, bicyclist deaths rose 12.2% in 2015, the largest percentage increase of any other roadway user group that year. To Bicycle Safety Graphicaddress this troubling trend, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and State Farm® have partnered on a new report, A Right to the Road:...

Recently Published TRR: Bicycle and Motorcycles

February 21, 2017

 Bicycle and MotorcycleTRB’s recently published Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2587 consists of 17 papers that explore issues related to bicycles and motorcycles, including:

Learning from Insurance Data: Injuries to Other Road Users in Motorcyclist At-Fault Crashes Modeling the Speed...