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

Starting Out Safely -  road safety parent information resources developed by the Early Learning Association Australia and the Victorian Government

RACT Child Safety -  Information for parents about  keeping children safe in cars and near roads

For children aged 5-12 years:

How to encourage walking and riding in the school community

Travelling to School -  tips from the Department for Education, Children and Young People

Information for the whole family:

Ride2School Parents Place - resources from Bicycle Network that support parents to encourage children to walk or ride to school

Even more information:

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