Complete Streets

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...

2022 California Active Transportation Bills Go into Effect

February 28, 2023

Today we're excited to share a guest news story from SafeTREC's Kristen Leckie, Program & Policy Analyst. This post was originally published on February 27, 2023.

With the start of the new year, California saw a number of active transportation bills go into effect. You can find out what bills are now live below!


Explore the Upcoming Active Transportation Safety Events this Month!

October 11, 2022

Pedestrian walk sign

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.

Also, these opportunities...

Apply for a Complete Streets Safety Assessment in your community

December 6, 2022

The UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) is offering free Complete Streets Safety Assessments (CSSAs) to 16 California communities, including cities, counties, and school campuses with a population of over 2,500 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...

Feedback Needed to Draft Plan to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Berkeley

October 28, 2020
 City of Berkeley) Help make it safe and convenient for everyone to walk in Berkeley

The City of Berkeley is requesting members of the community to give feedback on a plan

Prioritizing Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Complete Streets & Walking School Bus in Claremont, CA

For this installment of Stories from You, we're excited to feature a story from Maria Tipping, a City Engineer with the City of Claremont, California. In this story, Maria highlights how the City addressed community concerns to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety adjacent to school sites on Mountain Avenue through a new approach to evaluating complete streets options, piloting a Walking School Bus program in partnership with parents, school staff and almost 40 students at Condit Elementary School, and prioritizing funding for future safety improvement projects....