Active and safe routes to school
We provide resources and supports to schools and families that want to get active!
Walking or biking on the trip to and from school is an important (and fun!) step towards children and youth getting the recommended amount of daily exercise and time outdoors for physical and mental health.
Bike EVERYWHERE Month
May 1 – May 31, 2021
EVERYONE IS INVITED TO BIKE EVERYWHERE MONTH 2021
The warm-weather bike season is just getting started… Register your family, class, or entire school.
1. ACTIVITY KIT: pick and choose from 10 activities
- Street ReDesign
- MPI Safety Image Social Media (special prize)
- Letter to your local politician and official
3. PARTICIPATION PRIZES! Email you completed challenges to firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered for prizes.
To get started, fill out the 3 minute registration form: https://forms.gle/qd6p64rFWKgfMGYd8
Ways you can get involved and encourage biking, walking and wheeling in your neighbourhood and at your school
Why active school travel?
Walking, biking and rolling to and from school has positive impacts on children’s mental, emotional, and physical health.
How are Canadians doing in Active School Travel?
Active and Safe Routes to School Program Handbook
Our program handbook is full of ideas to get your school more active, with resources for special events, walking school buses, and other programs to get you started.
Making Children Count
This is a report with key results, a summary of health challenges, and suggested actions to improve school travel rates, based on a study of Manitoba school, from 2015-2017.
What we did in 2019 – 2020
Through innovative programs and support of local champions, more kids are biking and walking to school. Here are some of our accomplishments from this past year.
New Bike racks distributed to schools
Schools registered for walking and biking Initiatives
Students Participated in Clean Air Day
Learn about walking school buses!
Meet the team