Vision Zero

Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program

February 22, 2024
The fiscal year (FY) 2024 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Safe Streets and Roads for All grants is open.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary program with $5 billion in appropriated funds over 5 years, 2022-2026. The SS4A program funds regional, local, and Tribal...

Unhoused Traffic Fatalities in San José: Vision Zero Program Manager, Jesse Mintz-Roth

For this installment of Stories from You, we're excited to feature a story from Jesse Mintz-Roth, Vision Zero Program Manager at San José's Department of Transportation (SJ DOT). SJ DOT noticed an increase in unhoused people dying as pedestrians in traffic fatalities, leading to an in-depth data analysis project of...

2024 Go Human Community Streets Grant Program Now Open!

January 16, 2024
Looking for funding opportunities to support active transportation projects in Southern California? Apply today for The Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Go Human Community Streets Grant Program!


The Role of Media and Road Safety

According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in February, 2022, 31,720 people died nationwide in motor vehicle crashes from January 2021 through September 2021. This is roughly a 12% increase from the same time period in 2020, and the highest number...

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:...

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 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...