Street Safety in Berkeley
It's up to all of us to help make Berkeley's streets safer for everyone. Whether you are biking, walking, skateboarding, running or driving, being fully aware of your surrounding and understanding the rules of the road will help make everyone's trip safer.
When indexed by its high rates of walking and biking, Berkeley ranks as the safest city in California with a population greater than 60,000 for walking and bicycling. The first two charts below, generated from data from Peter Jacobsen's Safety in Numbers study, shows how Berkeley compares to other California cities with respect to walking and biking safety.