Rebecca Sanders, postdoctoral scholar, Safe Transportation Research & Education Center
Rebecca Sanders recently completed her dissertation on perceived and actual bicycling risk in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is currently involved in research on pedestrian safety and Safe Routes 2 Transit in California.
Sanders has taught the Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Course in Berkeley's Department of City & Regional Planning, and has conducted research developing performance measures for Complete Streets and exploring roadway design preferences across various road user groups. (Read some of her research findings
Sanders is a member of the Transportation Research Board's Bicycle Transportation Committee, serves on the California Department of Motor Vehicle’s statewide Traffic Safety Culture Committee, and co-chairs the TRB Pedestrian and Bicycle University Education Subcommittee.
In her spare time, she teaches her two-year old to bicycle and walk safely around Berkeley.