Getting to school
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.