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 space for students and families to walk, bike, scoot, play and interact as they arrive and depart each day.

Ontario Active School Travel and 8 80 Cities presented a webinar on School Streets on 21 November 2019. Presenters from the London Borough of Hackney, U.K., and 8 80 Cities shared their experiences of planning and implementing School Streets and highlighted resources available to support these initiatives.

                             WATCH AND LISTEN TO THE SCHOOL STREETS WEBINAR RECORDING HERE

                                               VIEW THE SCHOOL STREETS WEBINAR SLIDES HERE

     

    Learn more about how to plan and implement a School Street:

    Hackney School Streets Toolkit

    8 80 Cities School Streets Guidebook

    Are you interested in implementing a School Streets initiative in your community? Register your interest with us by filling in the form below so that we can get in touch if future opportunities arise.


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