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SCAG hosted regional workshops and webinars related to traffic safety to encourage local entities to design and build safer streets that promote walking, biking, and community connection. This section provides resources and information from these events and activities.
Stay tuned for registration details for the upcoming webinars on traffic safety.
View presentations from the Regional Traffic Safety workshops throughout the SCAG region.
Explore resources that are available to help plan and build safer streets.
Stay up to date with the latest road safety trends and best practices in active transportation.
Tuesday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This webinar focused on data that practitioners and the general public can use to enhance safety in their communities, with an emphasis on pedestrians, cyclists, and other vulnerable road users. Viewers learned about UC Berkeley’s Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS), as well as SCAG’s efforts to measure pedestrian and bicycle activity throughout the region. Participants also learned how to use data to prioritize safety interventions.
Tuesday, September 17, 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
This webinar focused on best practices for implementing traffic safety improvements in the SCAG region. Representatives from community-based organizations discussed their challenges and successes in enhancing safety in Southern California’s unique cultural and geographic landscapes. Participants learned how safety improvements relate to climate resiliency, how to engage hard-to-reach populations in planning processes, and the unique safety needs of older populations.
Wednesday, September 18, 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
This webinar focused on learning about the nuts and bolts of partnering with SCAG on a Go Human campaign, including demonstration events and advertising campaign. Representatives from local cities and public agencies joined the discussion by sharing best practices and experience from their Go Human campaign, including continued engagement after the demonstration events, how these events help position jurisdictions to pursue funding for permanent improvements, and more.
Thursday, September 19, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This webinar focused on an overview of past state legislation that allows local jurisdictions to implement and enforce traffic safety measures, as well as an update on the 2019 state legislative session of safety and transportation-related bills that passed the Legislature and are headed to the Governor to sign and veto. Topics included, but not limited to, policies and legislation affecting bicyclist and pedestrian safety, transportation funding, zero traffic fatalities, climate resiliency, and more.
In August 2019, SCAG conducted a series of Traffic Safety workshops throughout the SCAG region in the counties of Imperial, Los Angeles/Ventura, Orange and San Bernardino/Riverside. This section provides the panelists’ presentations from the workshops in each region.
Explore work plan, funding, and other resources to help plan and build safer streets.
Use this Traffic Safety
Work Plan Exercise to identify missing links to traffic safety, barriers to actions, stakeholders, benefits and concerns, prioritizing desired activities and projects, and identifying next steps for your jurisdiction.
Refer to this Traffic Safety
Funding Guide to identify funding opportunities related to traffic safety, including education/engagement, infrastructure, and planning.
Local entities can take the SCAG Safety Pledge to commit to future safety improvements in their area by adopting a resolution that can be customized to meet the jurisdictions’ needs.
Refer to the Safety Pledge Menu of Activities to identify potential actions as part of the SCAG Safety Pledge.
Refer to the Go Human Kit of Parts for more information about implementing a campaign in your jurisdiction.
If you’re interested in improving traffic safety in your community, please contact Hina Chanchlani at