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Walking School Bus

Walking School Bus Liability Concerns

Walkability checklist - to assess the infrastructure work that may be needed to improve the safety for students walking or wheeling to school, a version of which is available for both Urban and Rural school communities.

Other WSB programs in Canada you may be interested in reading about include:

  • the WSB program offered by HASTe, British Columbia's Hub for Active School Travel, and
  • the WSB program created by OSTA - Ottawa Student Transportation Authority.

For fun tunes to play for young Walking School Bus participants you may check out Charlotte Diamond's music CD, which contains two tracks: the vocal performance and instrumental band track for “The Walking School Bus” song.

Walking School Bus Feet colouring page -- which can be used by students while parents/guardians attend a WSB information at school to create big posters.


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Tel: (902) 442-0209
Fax: (902) 405-3716
Ecology Action Centre, 2705 Fern Lane, Halifax, NS B3K 4L3

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