Holy Trinity Elementary

SASTP Holy Trinity

In the 2016/2017 school year, the Safe and Active School Travel Program was launched at Holy Trinity Elementary. This program is an 18 month program funded by the City and facilitated by HASTe, HUB for Active School Travel. The program began with a survey of parents and students to better understand the current modes of transportation and the top safety issues around the school and surrounding neighbourhood. A stakeholder group consisting of parents, school and City staff, and other community partners then completed a ‘walkabout’ to physically assess the area around the school and develop a list of issues and opportunities relating to infrastructure improvements, as well as education and engagement initiatives.

Since the launch of the program, 90 intermediate students have been participating in the Cool Routes to School program working on initiatives to promote walking and cycling. 

Together, these safe and active travel programs and initiatives will decrease congestion near the school drop off zones, reduce pollutants from idling vehicles, and provide students with more physical activity each day.

 
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