In Fresno County? Share your feedback for the Regional Active Transportation Plan

June 20, 2023

The Fresno Council of Governments (Fresno COG) is in the process of developing a Regional Active Transportation Plan (ATP) to make walking and biking easier, safer and more enjoyable.

The project goals for the Fresno County Regional ATP include:Screenshot of the Fresno County Regional ATP Interactive Map

Create a network of safe and...

California Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP)

What is the Strategic Highway Safety Plan?

The California Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) is a statewide data-driven traffic safety plan that coordinates the efforts of a wide range of organizations to reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. In coordination with federal, state, local, and private sector safety stakeholders, the SHSP establishes goals, objectives, and...

Join the GoSafely Movement: Share your thoughts on what actions are needed to make our roads safer

May 25, 2023

There is a crisis on our roadways. Traffic crashes account for nearly 10 percent of all deaths in the United States. In 2021, 4,285 people were killed on California roads, or nearly 12 people every day. These losses are not just numbers, but our children, parents, friends, family, and neighbors. This is a public health crisis that deserves more attention, and more urgency. All people, regardless of race, ethnicity, income, age or ability, deserve to move safely in their community, whether they are walking, biking, rolling, driving or taking public transportation.

To reduce serious...

Integrating Transit Services – A New Report

March 3, 2015

The Transportation Research Board recently published the report “Improving Transit Integration Among Multiple Providers, Volume I: Transit Integration Manual," which presents a set of guidelines to help transit agencies evaluate, plan, and implement transit services in areas with multiple providers.
The manual has three key chapters:

Why do agencies integrate? An introduction and overview of benefits, costs, and...

New funding opportunity for active transportation safety from USDOT

May 5, 2023
The fiscal year (FY) 2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Safe Streets and Roads for All grants is now open through July 10, 2023. Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation has opened applications for the Safe Streets and Roads for All program. This program supports communities in the development of a comprehensive safety action plan (Action Plan) that...

Equitable Active Transportation

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.

Celebrate National Walking Day and Walk to Work Day this week!

April 4, 2023

Everyone deserves to live in an equitable, safe, healthy, and just community and pedestrian safety is a major component to creating this reality. This week there are several opportunities to celebrate and center the importance of having safe and convenient places to walk for people of all ages and abilities. See below for more details!

National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 5, 2023...

NTSB Pedestrian Safety Forum- May 10, Washington D.C.

April 22, 2016

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a one-dayPedestrian Safety forum from 9 am – 5 pm ET on May 10, 2016 in the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center located at 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W., Washington D.C.

Pedestrian Safety Forum

This forum will address aspects of...

Save the Dates - CicLAvia 2023

March 28, 2023

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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.

Save the...