What is a School Travel Plan?
A School Travel Plan promotes and facilitates active, healthy, safe and sustainable travel to school as an alternative to using the private car.
The main objectives of a School Travel Plan are to:
- Improve health through encouraging active travel and reducing harmful emissions
- Improve the environment through reducing congestion, reducing pollution and CO2 emissions and improving facilities for walkers and cyclists
- Improve safety through highways engineering measures and increasing road safety education
- Improve access and opportunity by developing pupils' skills for safe and independent travel