walking school bus

Why walking provided our school with a traffic safety solution

Concern expressed by our Board of Trustees, staff and parents about the safety of our pupils when travelling to and from school resulted in the Board commissioning a transportation appraisal.
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Walking initiatives including the WSB

Every morning over 250,000 children travel to Auckland schools and half of these trips are made by car.
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Walking school buses (Waitakere)

Information on the Waitakere walking school buses programme.
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Waitakere City Council
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Waitakere City Council
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Walking towards sustainability (Auckland Region)

Walking school buses in the Auckland region, 2004 Powerpoint presentation to the Sustainable School Travel Symposium, Auckland, February 2006.
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Walking School Buses contribute to decrease in overweight kids (Auckland)

Media Release New Walking School Bus research shows Aucklanders are benefiting from more than just the annual reduction of 720,000 car trips Walking School Buses generate.
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Walking school buses given the green light (Auckland City Scene)

Council News - from City Scene Auckland City Council aims to address safety issues by building a better pedestrian and cyclist infrastructure in order to encourage more people to choose walking and cycling as safe and sustainable transport options.
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Walking is good for my health: report of a pilot study

Report of a pilot study on the perceived health benefits to children of walking school buses in the Auckland region
walkingschoolbus.pdf - Document - Adobe PDF
In May and June 2005, four Auckland primary schools, one from each territorial authority in the Auckland region, engaged in a pilot study of the perceived health benefits to children of walking school buses.
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