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Windsor-Essex launches Active School Travel Charter

For a place known as the "Automotive Capital of Canada," the Windsor-Essex region of Ontario is making big moves to prioritize active transportation for children and youth. The Windsor-Essex County Active School Travel (WEC-AST) Committee has spearheaded the...

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...