walking bus

Exploring Adolescent Walking Bus Graduates' Attitudes and Practices regarding Walking and Driving

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2009 marked a decade since the introduction of walking school buses (WSBs) in Auckland. Thus, children who participated in WSBs at early-adopting schools are now adolescents. Identifying and interviewing a sample of these students presented the possiblity of exploring with them their  current attitudes and practices with respect to walking and driving.

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Robin Kearns
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Plenary
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School of Environment, The University of Auckland
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Tue a.m. early

Road safety (Rodney district)

Contains information on the community roadwatch and walking school buses programmes.
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Rodney District Council
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Rodney District Council
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The health benefits to children of walking school buses in Auckland

A pilot study for the Auckland Regional Transport Authority Powerpoint presentation to ARTA Sustainable School Travel Symposium, February 2006.
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Clear the air with a walking school bus (Auck region)

Media release Walking school buses are promoting their zero emissions status during an Auckland Regional Council campaign to clear Auckland's air pollution.
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Guide to local government: walking school bus (Auckland)

walkbus.html - Web page
Website information about Auckland's walking bus scheme
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Knighton and Associates Government and Coporate Publishers
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