California Department of Transportation

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Rachel Carpenter, Branch Chief
Traffic Operations Headquarters
(916) 651-1248

Physical Address:
1120 N Street, Room 4500
Sacramento, CA 95814
Mailing Address:
1120 N Street, MS 36
Sacramento, CA 95814

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

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 5/25/16