Students become “roll” models

Students become “roll” models

As School Travel Planning (STP) rolls out to more schools across North Bay, family surveys have revealed a strong desire among parents to improve the cycling skills of their children. For two of the city’s Franco-Ontarian schools, those findings led to a unique new...
School Streets

School Streets

School Streets is a successful program from the U.K. that has been proven to improve safety, reduce air pollution, and encourage more active transportation. A School Street is a car-free zone in front of a school at peak drop-off and pick-up times. It creates a safe...
Education minister confirms support for OAST

Education minister confirms support for OAST

“Today we’re celebrating a $1.5 million investment with Green Communities Canada. We want to thank them for the work they do in inspiring people to be healthy… I want to challenge each and every one of you to walk to school every day.”                           ...
WSB momentum in Guelph

WSB momentum in Guelph

The school year is off to an active start in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (WDG). Thanks in part to support from the Ontario Active School Travel (OAST) Fund, the WDG Active and Safe Routes to School  Committee is now operating four Walking School Bus (WSB) routes...
Wayfinding

Wayfinding

School communities across the province are running wayfinding projects. Wayfinding signs build community awareness and help students and parents plan their active journey to school by giving information about active travel distances to school. Pictured above are...
Engaging municipal champions in Niagara

Engaging municipal champions in Niagara

Photo caption: Niagara Falls City Councillor and former Olympic boxer, Mike Strange, joins students at Cardinal Newman school for a Walk to School Event. Municipal champions are stepping forward to enhance Active School Travel (AST) in Niagara. Lisa Gallant, a health...