Stride and Ride

Encourage your child to walk or ride to get places.

Walking and riding are great ways to increase physical activity as well as reduce traffic congestion and promote a healthier environment.

Information and Ideas

For children aged 0-5 years:

Road and pedestrian safety booklets and brochures - developed by the Smart Steps Program, Western Australia

For children aged 5-12 years:

How to encourage walking and riding in the school community

'Part Way is OK': less traffic at the school gate and a short, safe walk to school

For children of all ages:

Handy resources for parents to encourage children to walk or ride to school (courtesy of Bicycle Network)

Heart Foundation Walking Groups - start a walking group in your area.

Even more information:

Find other programs and website that promote active transport and eating well