California Department of Transportation

Non-Motorized Users

Rachel Carpenter, Branch Chief
1120 N Street, MS 36, Room 4500
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 651-1248


Provide expertise on safety and mobility aspects of pedestrian modes.
Participate in research and technology transfer in the field of pedestrian facilities.
Develop programs to improve the safety of highway infrastructure for pedestrians.

HQ & District Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinators

Pedestrian Safety Resources:

  • California Vehicle Code (CVC): Sections relating to pedestrian rights and duties are 21949-21979. This link will direct you to the table of contents for the CVC; once there you can click on the section of interest.

Revised 3/22/16