school transport

Residential proximity to school and the active travel choices of parents

Abstract Issue addressed: Walking for transport can contribute significantly to health-enhancing physical activity.
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Walking buses a classroom on foot

NZ Herald feature 8/6/07 - Web page - HTML - Browser
Walking school buses are being hailed by urban planners as a way of giving city streets back to children. Speakers at a United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) seminar in Waitakere yesterday said children who were driven to school by their parents failed to develop a sense of belonging to their neighbourhood or the independence that came from walking to school.
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The Walking School Bus (Nelson)

Many school communities in Nelson have started their own Walking School Bus programs to encourage changing the way children get to school.
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Walking school buses family fun day (North Shore)

Information and photographs from this event.
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North Shore City Council
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Walking School Bus - frequently asked questions

Answers faqs about the walking school bus programme.
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North Shore City Council
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What is a walking school bus? (North Shore)

North Shore City has a large number of walking school buses operating all over the city that offer children a fun, social and healthy way to get to school.
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Travelwise to school (North Shore)

School travel - what's the problem? Travelwise encourages schools, parents and pupils to work together to make it safer and easier for children to walk, cycle, carpool and use public transport.
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Walking school bus (Hamilton)

Information on Hamilton's walking school bus programme
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Hamilton City Council
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Hamilton City Council
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