What is Equitable Active Transportation? Centering equity is a critical component of ensuring safe and accessible transportation in all communities and for people of all ages, abilities, and incomes, no matter how they travel, whether that is by car, walking, biking, rolling or taking public transportation (California Office of Traffic Safety).
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...
As the Safe System Approach is widely adopted, those planning active transportation projects must prioritize integrating equity. At SafeTREC, we integrate equity into all layers of protection within the Safe System Approach as a way to work towards addressing historical disinvestment and institutional biases. Our Equitable Active Transportation page acts as a hub for resources on how planners, community members, and others alike can create more equitable, walkable, and bikeable communities.
CicLAvia is a non-profit organization that aims to produce vibrant public spaces by encouraging active transportation and good health through car-free streets. Over 1.8 million people have attended CicLAvia events and over 268 miles of open streets have been created by CicLAvia.
For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Kristen Leckie chatted with Nicolay Kreidler, Communications Director at the California Bicycle Coalition. In this edition, Kreidler talks to us about the Coalition’s innovative Quick-Build Guide and its impact since its publication in 2020. Read his Safety Story below!
The Safe Routes Partnership has put out three new fact sheets with information on success stories, best practices, and resources for advocates of safety and active transportation at the national and regional level.
April 11, 2019 article reposted with permission from The Berkeley Times
On Saturday, April 27, the Center for Independent Living in Berkeley, CA will host the second annual MOMENTUM Expo, a Transportation and Mobility event intended to bring folks with disabilities, their families, and allies together to explore the future of assistive technologies and to take advantage...