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Upcoming webinars in July

July 2, 2018

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is proclaiming July as Park and Recreation Month! NRPA wants us all to undiscover the unnoticed aspects of local parks and recreation, like innovating health and wellness opportunities, community celebrations, outdoor education and more. There is an important connection between public parks and active transportation. In order to promote active transportation such as walking and bicycling, it is essential that we unravel issues around accessibility, safety and the built...

Safety Story with Adam Fukushima

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Lisa Peterson chatted with Adam Fukushima, Active Transportation Manager in the Public Works Department of the City of San Luis Obispo. In this edition, Fukushima discusses the development of the City's Active Transportation Plan and Climate Action Plan, implementing pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements during the pandemic and at a time of great change, and the importance of making sure a transportation...

Safety Story with Denise Turner

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Kristen Leckie chatted with Denise Turner, Lead Program Manager for the Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S) Program. Turner calls out the importance of making it safe, convenient, and fun for children to walk and bike to and from school. Read her Safety Story below!

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Safety Story with Nicolay Kreidler

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Kristen Leckie chatted with Nicolay Kreidler, Communications Director at the California Bicycle Coalition. In this edition, Kreidler talks to us about the Coalition’s innovative Quick-Build Guide and its impact since its publication in 2020. Read his Safety Story below!

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Smart Growth America Releases 2022 Dangerous By Design Report

July 20, 2022

Earlier this month, Smart Growth America released their “Dangerous By Design 2022” report, which includes the most up-to-date look at how dangerous state and metro areas are for people walking and identifies the deadliest places in the United States based on traffic fatalities between 2016 and 2020. Their report found that more than 6,500...

Reconnecting Communities Grant Program now LIVE!

July 8, 2022

The US Department of Transportation has launched a new $1 billion dollar discretionary grant program to reconnect communities previously affected by transportation infrastructure like highways and rail lines. The Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) Program is the first of its kind to designate federal funding to help reconnect communities previously cut off from opportunities by this infrastructure. The Program was made possible by the ...

Explore the upcoming active transportation safety events this month!

June 8, 2022

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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...

Explore these upcoming funding opportunities for safe, active travel in California

June 1, 2022
Explore our selection of upcoming funding opportunities for advancing safe, active travel in California! Transformative Climate Communities (TCC)Illustration of a cityscape which includes a bus, people biking and solar panels, reading "Transformative Climate Community"

The Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) program from the California Strategic Growth Council empowers...

Virtual Community Engagement During COVID-19: Caltrans, District 2 and the Karuk Tribe

For this installment of Stories from You, we're excited to feature a story from Tamy Quigley, a Senior Transportation Planner with Caltrans and the supervisor for the Office of Complete Streets and Livable Communities in District 2. Having worked her whole career in District 2, Tamy has a true sense of where complete streets needs are and who needs to be served the most. Tamy has made it her personal mission to build and maintain connections and partnerships with each community and makes sure she understands the multimodal needs in the district....