IWALK is celebrated throughout the month of October, with IWALK Day Wednesday 6 October 2021. Register and find resources to help you plan your events!
Don’t hibernate – celebrate! Winter Walk Day is celebrated across the province on the first Wednesday in February. Encourage your school community to journey outside on 3 February 2021.
Organize a Spring into Spring event any day during the month of April 2021 to celebrate the journey outside to school! Walk, wheel, run, scoot, and pogo!
Bike to School Week is the last week of May. Celebrate the days May 24 – 28, 2021 by planning cycling and wheeling events in your school community.
In late November, active and sustainable school travel (ASST) partners in Hamilton came together to launch a new initiative designed to get more parents involved in local ASST projects. The event, which was attended by two dozen parents, public health staff and school board officials, marked the first step in a two-year process to develop, […]
We are now soliciting interest in Round 2 of the Ontario Active School Travel Fund. Communities anywhere in Ontario who are looking to increase rates of walking and wheeling to school are encouraged to apply. Support is available to strengthen and expand existing active school travel initiatives, or to help get new initiatives underway, and […]
We’ve given the Canadian School Travel Planning Toolkit a major refresh for Spring 2018. The updated School Travel Planning (STP) Toolkit was launched on 31 May 2018. View the webinar recording and slide deck. New features include a Guide for Regional Stakeholders, an additional ‘Keep it Going’ Phase, Tips for Equity, and a Bikeabout Tool. Find out about the School Travel […]
Up to $100K is available to partnership-based projects that expand active school travel and build a foundation for lasting impact.
The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) pulled out all the stops this year to promote International Walk to School Day (IWALK). The result: 46 schools participated — 60 percent of all UGDSB schools. Of the participating schools, 15 achieved student participation rates of more than 80 percent. UGDSB credits several factors for its successful […]
ONTARIO IS committing more than $3m over the next three years to roll out active school travel across Ontario.
International Walk to School Day (IWALK) is Wednesday 4 October 2017. Thousands of schools will be participating in IWALK throughout October. If your school is celebrating walking to school this month, register your event to receive a Certificate of Participation. Our resources can help you plan and promote IWALK Day and Month. Share your stories of walking (and wheeling) to […]
Research shows that school crossing guards can increase rates of walking to school.
A new website urges support for a Canadian active transportation strategy that will boost everyday walking, cycling, and active school travel.
This webinar showcases Canadian cycling education programs.
Sample School Travel Plans: Our Lady of Lourdes School Travel Plan Queen Elizabeth School Travel Plan St. Jerome School Travel Plan Cassandra School Travel Plan Leaside High School Travel Plan Forest Hill Collegiate Institute School Travel Plan