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Getting to school

Getting to school

Updated 11 October 2016 12:10pm

Walking, cycling and scooting to school offer 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.

Pedal Ready

Cycle skills training available free to all schools within the region.


Annual publication showcasing road safety and active travel stories from schools around the region.

School’s Active Travel Toolkit

Guides to promoting fun and easy active travel initiatives in schools.


Annual event celebrating families who walk, cycle and scooter to school. Check out the fantastic resources for promoting active travel!

If you would like to find out more email the School Travel Team at