What active transportation resources exist for schools?

Promoting physical activity is a key component of a Healthy School. As such, the Healthy Schools Department staff are available to help support active transportation work at schools across our region. You can reach out to the department at 519-258-2146 ext. 1555 or via email at csh@wechu.org

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit’s Active Safe Routes to School toolkit contains information on school travel planning, including:

  • Common barriers to school active travel and ways to address them
  • A step by step process for school travel planning
  • Key resources to use throughout the process

Download the toolkit

For more information and supports for active school travel, the following organizations and websites are recommended:

Ontario Active School Travel

Green Communities Canada