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School Travel Plan

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