Health & Wellbeing, Kids

A safer walk to school means less traffic and healthier kids

Heavy traffic congestion around schools at drop off and pick up times is a frustrating reality for many families but a new plan by Waverley Council aims to address that headache – and improve health for children. The Safer Walking Routes to School program will make getting to school without the car safer and easier, and encourage parents and children to choose walking, scootering or riding to school. It’s the brainchild of Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos and will mean installing crossings and improving footpaths, lighting and other infrastructure and safety upgrades within a 1km radius of each local school. Mayor…

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