We envision a province where all kids can walk and bike to school on safe routes.

The Active and Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) program has been working in Manitoba for over a decade to engage communities, and implement meaningful programs to increase children’s mobility. We are a leader in School Travel Planning in Manitoba, and our team works across the Province to deliver quality programming and events.

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ASRTS Handbook & Resource Guide

Designed to help schools communities encourage active and safe travel to and from school. Download it today to learn more about active school travel.

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School Travel Planning

Getting more families walking and wheeling to school by bringing together community stakeholders to identify barriers to active transportation for each school and develop a written action plan.

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Saving Money and Time with Active School Travel

Did you know your school can save money and time by prioritizing active school travel? Download this comprehensive report to learn more.

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Special Events

ASRTS coordinates special events for Clean Air Day, Bike to School Month and International Walk to School Month. Find out how these programs can positively benefit your school today!

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“Off on the Right Foot” Newsletter

Sign-up for our ASRTS e-newsletter, Off on the Right Foot! Learn about active school travel, children's health, and more.

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Province Wide Count of Active Transportation in Manitoba

ASRTS is studying Transportation Modes in Manitoba Schools, thanks to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba.

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Air Quality School Presentations

Free Air Quality Health Index presentations for Grades K-6 focusing on the effects of motorized transportation on air quality.

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Bike Education and Skills Training (BEST) Program

Learn more about our new Bike Education program piloted in the Seven Oaks School Division.

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After School Resource Guide

Increasing access and opportunities for children and youth to engage in physical activity and healthy living after school.

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Resources & Research

For more information on our program, useful resources, and further research and reading.

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Contact Information

Shoni Madden, Lea Grzenda, Jamie Hilland, Justin Quigley & Heather Mitchell
Program Coordinators

Thanks to Our Funders

Thank you to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, Manitoba Healthy Living and Seniors, Recreation Connections Manitoba, the City of Winnipeg, MPI, Health Canada, The Winnipeg Foundation, and the Toronto Catholic District School Board for supporting our program.