- Why develop a School Travel Plan?
- What is a School Travel Plan?
Key Elements of a School Travel Plan
- Safer Routes to Schools and Other Funding
- Information for New or Expanding Schools
- Curriculum links
- Walking Bus
For some there is no realistic alternative to the private car for the journey to and from school. The role of the car therefore needs to be taken into account when preparing a School Travel Plan. This includes making sure the car is accommodated safely into any plans (particularly around the school entrance), and encouraging drivers to use the car in a sensible way.
In considering the role of the car within the School Travel Plan it is worth bearing the following points in mind:
While the car will continue to form an important part of the School Travel Plan it is important that opportunities to make best use of the car are maximised.
What car related initiatives might feature in a School Travel Plan?
When considering what initiatives to include within your action plan you may want to consider the following ideas:
Further information on these and other initiatives can be found in Identifying solutions and developing initiatives.