October is IWALK Month

October is IWALK Month

International Walk to School Day (IWALK) is Wednesday 4 October 2017. Thousands of schools will be participating in IWALK throughout October. If your school is celebrating walking to school this month, register your event to receive a Certificate of Participation....
Ottawa ASRTS is hiring

Ottawa ASRTS is hiring

The Ottawa Active & Safe Routes to School program is recruiting a Facilitator to champion active school travel and implement School Travel Planning at 12 elementary schools across Ottawa. Read the full Job posting for more information about this great employment...
The important role of school crossing guards

The important role of school crossing guards

  Green Communities Canada has produced a guide on behalf of the Ontario Traffic Council documenting the important role of crossing guards. Also included are summaries of programs and initiatives being implemented across the province to promote active school...
Active transportation strategy for Canada

Active transportation strategy for Canada

  A  new website urges support for a Canadian active transportation strategy that will boost everyday walking, cycling, and active school travel. The site and accompanying campaign are the work of a six-month-old alliance comprising Canada Bikes, the National Active...
Bike to School Webinar

Bike to School Webinar

  View the Canada Walks webinar, Bike to School: Overcoming the Barriers. Recorded 9 May 2017, the webinar showcases Canadian bike education programs and explores ways to enable students to cycle to school. Also included are ideas for celebrating Bike to School Week,...