Vision Zero

Resource: The Role of Media and Road Safety

April 19, 2021

According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 28,190 people died in motor vehicle crashes from January through September, 2020, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period in 2019.  In California, according to provisional SWITRS data for 2019, the number of pedestrians killed in 2019 was 1,030, an increase of 48 fatalities from 2017.

The Role of Media and Road Safety

According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 28,190 people died in motor vehicle crashes from January through September, 2020, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period in 2019.  In California, according to provisional SWITRS data for 2019, the number of pedestrians killed in 2019 was 1,030, an increase of 48 fatalities from 2017.

Vision Zero

Cities and counties throughout California have developed Vision Zero plans, initiatives, and policies. Visit this spreadsheet inventory to explore these resources found at the state, regional, county and city level. 

Creating safer streets for walking & biking: apply for a CPBST in your community!

February 11, 2021

Today we're excited to share a guest blog post by Katherine Chen, Senior Policy & Program Analyst at UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) and the lead for the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) program.

Safety Story with Nikita Sinha at Walk San José

In this installment of Stories From the Field, Nikita Sinha of Walk San José shares her experiences advocating for the safety of people in the city who walk, bike, and roll through partnership and community engagement centered in equity. Read more below!


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Explore new Stories from the Field with Walk San José & Safe Routes Partnership!

April 14, 2020

New Safety Stories highlight how communities are prioritizing action transportation safety