Active & Safe Routes to School


Videos & Testimonials

Here are some inspiring videos and testimonials from students and parents about how wonderful walking to school is for students and their families:

Fighting childhood obesity with Making Tracks!  CBC News, September 2012

Parent Testimonials document

How to Get Active on the Trip to School Through School Travel Planning video

Kids Say Walking to School is Healthy, Fun and Good for the Environment video

Westmount Elementary’s Ardmore Arrow Walking School Bus in Halifax video coverage from The ‘Fax show produced by Kings College students

School Travel Planning: Walking School Bus video from Thrive: A Plan for a Healthier Nova Scotia

Check out Youth in Action, a project by the Glace Bay Youth Action Committee (aka the Action League). As part of the project, they produced these videos that inspire more active transportation - walking, cycling, etc. - among youth:
Walking with Sideaphobia
Showdown at King’s Cross

What does Active Transportation look like in Nova Scotia? from the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities Active Transportation Committee

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