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Getting to school

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Getting to school

Updated 30 April 2015 11:17am

Walking, cycling and scooting to school offers children many benefits. Improved independence, physical and mental health, decision making, risk assessment and road safety skills, to name a few.

Greater Wellington Regional Council provides tools and resources for schools to promote safe and active travel, and address congestion and safety issues around the school gate.

School Travel Plans: School Travel Plan coordinators work with schools to develop actions for promoting safe and active travel

School’s Active Travel Toolkit: guides to promoting fun and easy active travel initiatives in schools

Resources: links to useful road safety and environmental resources for parents and schools

Movin’March: annual event celebrating families who walk, cycle and scooter to school

Movin’Magazine: annual publication showcasing road safety and active travel stories from schools around the region

Pedal Ready: cycle skills training available free to all schools within the region.

If you would like to find out more contact your local School Travel Plan Coordinator.