What you can do

We’re here to share information and bring practitioners together in order to amplify each individual’s effort. Whether you want to contribute to our shared body of knowledge, learn from it, or both, we have resources to help.

Planners, Engineers, Public Health, and Policy Makers

Planners, Engineers, Public Health, and Policy Makers

ALREADY INVOLVED

JUST GETTING STARTED

  • Solving traffic congestion problems in the school zone through active travel planning rather than increased car accommodations yields many other benefits besides reducing the congestion itself. Explore how, through participation in The Hub and through our policy papers, research and reports.
School Boards, Principals and Teachers

School Boards, Principals and Teachers

POLICY LEVEL

  • Learn how active school travel helps students perform better, improves classroom behaviour, and eases the nightmare traffic congestion facing principals every morning, through participation in The Hub and through our research and reports.

IN THE SCHOOL

Academics

Academics

  • Practitioners of active school travel are eager for more research to hone best practices, uncover the underlying reasons behind the trends, and pinpoint possibilities for turning car-choosers into walkers and bikers. Participate in The Hub, check out our research and reports section to find out what’s been done so far, or contact us to discuss possibilities for collaboration.
School Boards, Principals and Teachers

Special Interest Groups, NGOs, Associations, Consultants

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Families, Caregivers and Students

  • Take part in events in your community or school, and learn about how students in the GTHA and beyond have benefited from active travel programs in their schools. Want to start your own program? Check out more ideas here.

We’d love to hear from you! Contact us schools@smartcommute.ca