News: Active School Travel Continues to Decline

ASRS1As reported by Metrolinx in their quinquennial review of school travel habits, active travel to school continues to decline.  This bodes poorly for kids’ current and future physical and mental health, as well as their academic performance.  Read article here.

In Lanark, Leeds & Grenville, a partnership among UCDSB, the Health Unit and various police forces, school parent groups and communities is helping to grow momentum around active and safe routes to school.
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Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.