Bicycle Safety Materials and Curriculum

Long Beach Bicycle Safety Workshop: June 24

June 14, 2016

Empact is offering a 2 hour bicycle safety workshop on Friday, June 24. Free bike helmets will be distributed to all participants. Participants will also have a chance to win a pair of bike lights.

At the workshop, participants will learn how to properly fit a bike helment, bike safely in traffic, conduct a bicycle safety check and learn the rules of the road. Sign up at Empact....

FHWA Pedestrian & Bicycle Road Safety Assessments

January 27, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation Pedestrian and Bicyclist Road Safety Assessments report summarizes results from 52 pedestrian and bicycle safety assessments conducted in every State, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. More than 1,500 people, including elected...

FHWA New Non-Motorized Travel Analysis Toolkit

January 22, 2016
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) newly released...

CDC Report: Active Transportation Surveillance — United States, 1999–2012

September 30, 2015

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

In the United States, active transportation prevalence is assessed in various ways by five national surveillance systems. However, ...

Stockton Community Bicycle Safety Training Project (CBST): September 14

September 2, 2015

The next Community Bicycle Safety Training will be in Stockton on Monday, September 14.

The purpose of the Community Bicycle Safety Training (CBST) is to make bicycling safer and more pleasant in California’s communities. Modeled off of SafeTREC’s...

New Pasadena 2015 Bicycle Transportation Action Plan

September 1, 2015
The newly released City of Pasadena 2015 Bicycle Transportation Action Plan outlines educational, engagement, enforcement, evaluation, and funding strategies designed to increase bicyclist safety and create a more bike-friendly community in Pasadena. The plan provides details for a network of bikeways so that every neighborhood is within 1/4 mile of an effective bicycling route. It calls for the installation of the buffered lanes, cycle tracks, and bike boulevards along 10 corridors. To view other bicycle master plans, explore our comprehensive list of California’s Bicycle Master Plans.

The Active Transportation Equity: A Scan of Existing Master Plans

August 18, 2015

The Active Transportation Equity: A Scan of Existing Master Plans report examines explicit mentions of equity within existing 38 current bicycle and pedestrian master plans. The 38 bicycle, pedestrian and joint pedestrian/ bicycle master plans were selected based on recommendations from the...

Grand Boulevard Initiative: Revitalizing the El Camino Real Corridor

May 5, 2015
Grand Boulevard Initiative is a collaboration of 19 cities, counties, local and regional agencies dedicated to the revitalization of the El Camino Real Corridor. The Task Force facilitates planning for revitalizing 43 miles of El Camino Real and its surrounding communities. This effort to improve the El Camino Real Corridor includes leading businesses, non-profit agencies, neighborhoods and community advocates.