Active School Travel program
Brisbane City Council's Active School Travel program educates and motivates students, parents and teachers to leave the car at home and actively travel.
Active School Travel encourages:
- street safe students
- less traffic at the school gate
- healthier students and parents
- a cleaner environment
- a strong school community
Benefits of being an Active School Travel school
Active School Travel schools are supported by a Council officer who provides guidance, support and resources to create a school travel plan and organise initiatives, including:
- weekly active travel days
- road safety skills
- walking groups
- park and stride
- bike skills training
- scooter skills training
- public transport programs
- active travel maps
- interschool events
Becoming an Active School Travel school
Applications for the 2014 program will open mid-2013, so start talking to your school about being involved.
20 schools have been selected to participate in the 2013 Active School Travel program.
- Algester State School
- Bardon State School
- Boondall State School
- Coorparoo State School
- Everton Park State School
- Grand Avenue State School
- Graceville State School
- Manly West State School
- Mary Immaculate School
- Macgregor State School
- New Farm State School
- Norris Road State School
- Our Lady Help of Christians School
- Our Lady of the Assumption School
- Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School
- Sandgate State School
- St Pius School
- St Stephen's School
- Taigum State School
- Watson Road State School
For information on applying for the Active School Travel program, contact Council.
134 schools and approximately 87,000 students have participated in Council’s Active School Travel program since starting in 2004.
The Active School Travel program encourages members of school communities to make schools safer and less congested by walking, riding, carpooling or catching public transport to and from school.