Complete Streets

CATSIP “Laws, Plans, and Policies” Page Update

April 21, 2020

CATSIP’s Laws, Plans, and Policies page has been updated with a new list of resources!

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Upcoming Active Transportation Safety Webinars

March 12, 2020

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Explore our round-up of webinars coming up that highlight the latest road safety trends and promoting safer walking and biking! Have a webinar you'd like us to share? Please submit webinar details here.

Applications Now Open for the 2020 Complete Streets Safety Assessment (CSSA) Program

January 24, 2020

UC Berkeley SafeTREC is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSA) to California local agencies with a population of over 25,000 people. CSSAs are comprehensive transportation safety assessments that focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. They help local agencies identify and implement traffic safety solutions that lead to improved safety for all users of California’s roadways.

New National Report on Pedestrian Fatalities: Dangerous by Design 2019

January 31, 2019

A new report by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition looks at pedestrian safety in the United States by measuring how deadly it is for people walking as a means of transportation.

What Are Complete Streets?

February 28, 2019

In communities throughout California, there is a call to make our streets safer for people of all ages and abilities, no matter how they are traveling, whether that is by car, walking, biking or riding a bus. In 2016, 16 pedestrians died every day in traffic collisions, averaging a pedestrian every 1.5 hours. Bicycle fatalities increased by 8.1% from 136 fatalities in 2015 to 147 fatalities in 2016. How might we rethink this focus and design with safety in mind for all modes of travel?

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 SRTSNP Report: Complete Streets Policies & Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

November 20, 2018

Increasing opportunities for walking and biking has many health benefits. But how can cities and counties support and create streets in our communities that are accessible and safe for all users? What types of improvements and plans are needed forCover of new SRTSNP Report pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and motorists to get where they need to go safely, comfortably and easily?

Walk/Bike/Places 2018

July 1, 2018

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