OAST News October 2019

Click here for the October 2019 issue of OAST News.

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Walking school bus in Guelph, Education Minister confirming support for OAST, School Streets and more…

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Top Strategies to Engage Parents in Active School Travel

From 2018-2020, the Ontario Active School Travel (OAST) Council’s Parent Engagement Working Group has gathered information on challenges identified by parents, as well as best practices, tools, and campaigns that have effectively addressed those barriers.  The key...

Creating Car-Free ‘School Streets’ Around Ontario Schools

Green Communities Canada (GCC) is proud to introduce the Ontario School Streets Pilot project, which is testing the creation of car-free zones in streets adjacent to schools in three Canadian cities: Hamilton, Markham, and Mississauga. Each local pilot is being led on...

In School Walking & Wheeling Skills Training Project

Written by Jamie Stuckless of Stuckless Consulting Inc.  Green Communities Canada and Stuckless Consulting Inc. have partnered on a new project focused on walking & wheeling skills training in schools. The core objective of the project is to enable efficient...

5 Ways to Get Your Walk On During International Walk to School Month

International Walk to School Month – also known as IWALK or Walktober – is a global celebration of active school travel. Students are encouraged to walk, bike, or wheel their way to school and participate in school activities that promote active transportation.  To...

iWalk-iWheel News Fall 2021

Click here for the Fall 2021 issue of iWalk-iWheel News. Read about:International Walk to School Month (IWALK) 2021, Teacher leading walk to school movement, Parents creating cycling school bus and more…