Promoting safe and healthy journeys to school which in turn, can also help to reduce the use of the car and impact of the 'school run'.
A school travel advisers toolkit has been jointly produce by DfT and DfES to help develop a strategic approach to school travel issues. It promotes the use of walking, cycling and public transport to reduce car dependency for journeys to school. The toolkit can be accessed from the teachernet website: http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/wholeschool/sd/managers/travel/STAtoolkit/
This report is the response to the Yellow School Bus Commission along with two evidence review reports on Yellow School Bus schemes.
- 01 April 2010
A step-by-step guide on how to set up a walking bus, who schools can approach for help in doing so, and where they can find further on-line guidance.
- 21 November 2006
- Last update:
- 06 August 2009
In 2003, the Government launched the Travelling to School project, to enable as many children as possible to walk, cycle or use public transport to travel to school. 'Travelling to school: a good practice guide' describes what schools, local authorities and bus operators around England can do to promote walking, cycling and the use of public transport and 'Travelling to School: an action plan' sets out how the Government intends to help local authorities and schools do this.
A range of publications that will help local authorities promote and increase the use of sustainable modes of transport for journeys to and from school.
Help for schools in promoting and increasing the use of sustainable modes of transport for journeys to and from school.
Reports of the findings of a range of school travel related research projects commissioned by the Department for Transport.
Access to information about activity promoting safe, healthy and sustainable travel to school.
- 16 July 2002
- Last update:
- 25 February 2005
This paper sets out the Government's response to the Transport Committee's report School Transport (HC 167-1, published 7 April 2004).
- 24 June 2004
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