School Travel Plans
What Are They?
- School Travel Plans address issues relevant to journeys to and
from school, including concerns about safety, health and the local
- School Travel Plans involve the whole school and can include
proposals to reduce car use and increase the options for pupils,
parents and staff to travel by more sustainable modes such as
walking, cycling, car sharing and public transport.
Most Worcestershire schools have a Travel
Plan and, as a result, are seeing an increase in physical activity
levels among their pupils and reduced traffic congestion around the
Schools which have not yet developed a Plan,
can download and follow the documents below for guidance on how it
can be done:
It is recommended that plans which are
more than 3 years old should be updated and, again, the above links
can be used to do this.
School Travel Plans should be regularly
reviewed (at least annually) and when it's time to do this, schools
can download and look at the School Travel
Plan review template (PDF 91 KB).
Sustainable Modes of Travel to School Strategy
This document sets out the County Council's
commitment to make sustainable travel (including walking, cycling
and public transport) a realistic and attractive option on the
- National Rail Enquiries
portal into UK rail travel
including train company information, train times and fares.
Support suitable travel and transport to school.
- Travel Matters
website dedicated to promoting sustainable travel containing
ready-to-use resources for teachers to download.
- Department for Transport
Transport information in the UK.
- Safer Roads
The Safer Roads Partnership in West Mercia is part of West Mercia
Police and works in partnership with nine partner agencies to
reduce casualties and make the roads safer for all users.
- Think! Road Safety
Provides road safety information for road users.
- The Trainline
Number 1 Independant rail ticket retailer online.
- Transport Direct
website full of Live travel news, journey planning, train times and
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This page was last reviewed 23 July 2013 at 11:51.
The page is next due for review 19 January 2015.