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TRAINING OF TRAVELSMART OFFICERS, 2003

Packaging the Travel Choices : SCHOOLS

WANT TO LEARN MORE?

There are a variety of resources you can draw on to learn more about school-based travel behaviour change programs.

Children learn about Travelsmart

Useful Web Sites

To become familiar with the type of information gathered for SRTS you can go to the Western Australian Department of Planning and Infrastructure link where a kit can be downloaded:

Welcome to Safe Roads To School

www.wama.wa.gov.au/projServices/transport

The NSW Roads and Traffic Authority provides information on their SRTS program on their web site:
www.rta.nsw.gov.au/roadsafety/schoolroadsafety/index.html

Check to see if your State Road Authority has a similar site.

It would also be worth checking your State Health Department - their web site may have details of Walking School Bus programs. Details of the Victorian program are provided in a variety of links on their web site which can be obtained at the following address by dong a search for information on 'Walking School Bus':
www.vichealth.vic.gov.au

Further ideas on events and activities are provided on the following web sites:

References

The following paper provides an overview of the Safe Routes to School programs operating throughout Australia:

Rose, G. (2000) 'Safe Routes to School Implementation in Australia', Road and Transport Research, 9(3), 3-16.