Pedestrian

New Release: 11th Edition of the MUTCD Now Available

December 20, 2023

On Tuesday, December 19, 2023 the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released the 11th edition of the Manual on...

Safety Story with Paul Van Dyk

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Lisa Peterson chatted with Paul Van Dyk, City Traffic Engineer with the City of Long Beach. In this installment, Van Dyk discusses the value of building both an internal and external safety culture, providing tools for practitioners, and ensuring that not only the infrastructure we build but also the programs we offer are accessible and available. Read the Safety Story below!

Lisa: Could share a little bit about your background and what your current role is?

Paul Van Dyk:...

California Vehicle Code

The California Vehicle Code (C.V.C) is a rulebook containing information about traffic laws in California. Specific sections of the C.V.C defining rules and laws for pedestrian and bicycle travel are described below.

Information for Bicyclists Bicycle sign...

Safety Story with Megan Wier

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Kristen Leckie chatted with Megan Wier, Assistant Director at Oakland’s Department of Transportation (OakDOT). Wier calls out the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and focusing on the needs of the most vulnerable. Read her Safety Story below!

Do you mind telling us about your agency and then about the role you play within that organization?

Since March 2020, I have worked...

Explore these upcoming funding opportunities from Caltrans, League of American Bicyclists, and CA Office of Traffic Safety

November 22, 2023
Check out the funding opportunities below to help reach your active transportation goals! Sustainable Transportation Planning Grants Caltrans logo

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-25...

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...

New Update: Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Data by County in California

October 5, 2023

To support California counties with Pedestrian/Bicycle Master Plans, we have included county-specific pedestrian and bicycle crash data from 2018 - 2022 (SWITRS 2018 - 2022/Provisional 2022 update as of September 8, 2023) for our Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Data by County webpage.

Master Plans by City

Master Plans by City

The following spreadsheet is an inventory of Pedestrian Plans, Bicycle Plans, Active Transportation Plans, and Local Roadway Safety Plans for 154 cities throughout California. They are organized alphabetically. However, make use of the filter tool to explore cities by county. Note that some of the plans are currently in progress. Explore all Master Plans by City here.

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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...

2023 Community Change and Thriving Communities Grant Applications Are Now Open!

September 25, 2023

Looking for funding opportunities to support active transportation projects in your community? See below for two opportunities from America Walks and the U.S. Department of Transportation!

 Community Change Grants open September 18."

Earlier this week, America Walks launched their...