The Active School Travel Program encourages families to participate in active travel to and from school. Active travel includes walking, riding, scootering, skateboarding, catching public transport or even carpooling with other families.

About the AST Program

Benefits of Active Travel

Active school travel once a week can make all the difference. Benefits include:

  • Helping students be healthier, happier and more alert at school
  • Increasing road safety awareness
  • Building stronger school communities
  • Making streets around schools safer
  • Reducing traffic congestion.

Join the AST Program now!

Participating schools receive a council support officer, resources, incentives and expert advice, supporting them to increase the number of students participating in active school travel.