Pedestrian Safety Materials and Curriculum

Register now for Pedal Love’s Second Media Training on 12/07!

December 5, 2023
This upcoming Thursday, December 7th at 11:30am PT, Pedal Love launches their second training in a year-long series on the tools and tips of successful media outreach strategies.

The series, sponsored by It Could Be Me, is open to the public and you don't need to have participated in other classes to attend....

Safety Story with Jason Kligier

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Lisa Peterson chatted with Jason Kligier, Mobility Manager with the City of Santa Monica. In this installment, Kligier discusses the development of the 2022 Local Roadway Safety Plan, implementing pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements as part of achieving the city's Vision Zero goals, and the importance of data analysis, community engagement, and outreach. Read the Safety Story below!

Can you share with me about your current role with the City of Santa Monica?

I am the Mobility Manager for...

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 ...

It’s Time to Celebrate National Walk and Roll to School Day!

October 3, 2023
Join the 27th annual celebration of #WalkRollToSchoolDay all week long!

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, biking, and rolling to school. October 4th is International Walk and Roll to School Day, and many schools and organizations across California will be holding activities to encourage safer routes to school that day and all week long. 264...

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...

2023 Back To School Safety Month Safety Tips & Resources

August 11, 2023

Mayor Jed Leano with a group photo of the parents and students that participated in the Condit Elementary School Walking School Bus

Condit Elementary School Walking School Bus group photo in Claremont, CA (Photo: Mayor Jed Leano)

August is Back to School Safety Month! This year we're sharing resources and...

What is Equitable Active Transportation?

August 3, 2023
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).


Pedestrian and Bicyclist Counts

Pedestrian and bicycle counts are often required for transportation models, to determine capacity and to assess the attractiveness of a streetscape to non-motorized users. By counting them, it is possible to demonstrate their significance as road users in allocating resources for improvements. Counts can also serve as benchmarks for evaluations of safety enhancements.

Counts also allow us to fully understand crash data, because they help us better visualize how common crashes are in our research area. Below, you'll find resources on counts for specific regions in California, guides...

CSCRS Safe Systems Summit 2018

June 27, 2018


Safe Systems Summit: Redefining Transportation Safety Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS) September 13-14, 2018 at Durham Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina

The Safe Systems Summit is an opportunity to connect with a wide range of...

Explore the Active Transportation Safety Events Coming Up in July!

July 14, 2021

Graphic icon of computer screen with a bicycle front and center.

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...