Events

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month!

October 18, 2023
Every October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) invites us to celebrate National Pedestrian Month.

NHTSA reminds us that we must work together to create a transportation system that is safe and comfortable for all people of all ages and abilities to walk. The ...

5/17 Webinar: "I have the data, now what?" A closer look at data collection, collaboration, and planning between community and governmental agencies

May 9, 2022
"I have the data, now what?" A closer look at data collection, collaboration, and planning between community and governmental agencies

Tuesday, May 5, 2021
11am - 12pm PT |

UC Berkeley SafeTREC hosted a webinar on May 17, "I have the data, now what?" as part of the Street Story program...

Celebrate Walking and Rolling to School today, next week & all year long!

October 5, 2022
Join the celebration on #WalkRollToSchoolDay 2022!

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month, and throughout the month, communities across the U.S. will be celebrating and holding events to support safe walking and rolling to school. October 5th is International Walk to School Day, and many schools and organizations like Walk San Francisco will be holding activities to encourage safer routes to school that day and all week long. The...

September 2023 is Pedestrian Safety Month in California!

September 6, 2023
Pedestrian Safety Month is celebrated each September in California and the event is spearheaded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS).

Each year, OTS and its partners raise awareness about the safety risks pedestrians face on the road and the roles each road user can take to ensure those walking can do so safely and comfortably. Based on data projections from the Governors Highway Safety Association, 7,508 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes...

September is Pedestrian Safety Month in California

September 14, 2022

Recent reports have continued to document the crisis of traffic deaths for people on our roadways. Data estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that traffic fatalities reached a 16 year high in 2021, with an estimated 42,915 motor vehicle fatalities, a 10.5% increase from the 38,824 fatalities in 2020. The number of people dying while...

Pedestrian Safety Month is here!

September 8, 2021

As we near two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, agencies are now releasing data on its impact for people walking. According to a report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 2020 had the “largest ever annual increase, 21 percent, in the rate at which drivers struck and killed pedestrians.” In California, UC Berkeley SafeTREC’s ...

National Walk to School Day is around the corner!

September 29, 2021
Join the celebration and walk to school on National Walk to School Day.

On Wednesday, October 6, schools across the United States will celebrate National Walk to School Day. Registration is now open and anyone is welcome to join! You can register schools, neighborhoods or families to pledge to walk to school so you can celebrate in the safest way possible under your current public health guidelines. ...

Celebrating pedestrian safety in April 2024: National Public Health Week, National Walking Day & Walk to Work Day

April 3, 2024

This year, from April 1-7th, there are several ways to celebrate the important role that equitable, safe and accessible pedestrian safety plays for healthy and thriving communities. Learn more about the opportunities to get involved and support safe spaces to walk for people of all ages and abilities for the events below!

National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 3, 2024...

Register now for "Media Strategy #1: Getting Ready for Success" on 5/30!

May 16, 2024

Pedal Love logo includes a bike with a globe in the bicycle basket

Join Pedallove.org for a free, 60-minute online class titled, “Media Strategy Success #1: Getting Ready for Success,” on May 30th at 11:30am PT. Sponsored by ...

It’s Officially National Bike Month 2024!

May 21, 2024
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 events throughout the entire month to celebrate. Below you’ll see several opportunities to get out and bike safely anywhere you live, work and play.

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