Tamworth Regional Playground
New South Wales | Regional
*Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 2007, Victorian Child Health and Wellbeing Survey
The Active Travel in Schools Program was guided by the following aims:
To implement the project, City of Whittlesea engaged Bicycle Network to conduct an Active Travel Study across local schools. This assisted in determining active travel barriers and enablers, prioritising recommendations for action and ascertaining the willingness of school principals to lead active travel efforts.
An Active Travel Forum was then held for Council staff across leisure, planning, urban design, traffic engineering and major projects teams to share findings and identify opportunities to coordinate resources.
A suite of strategies was subsequently implemented at various levels which included: