Stepping Out: Children Negotiating Independent Travel
The results of a two-year study conducted by the University of Melbourne and VicHealth reveal the final years of primary school are critical for developing children's confidence and independence to travel without their parents.
Streets Ahead Evaluation Report 2008-2011
The final report of the three-year VicHealth project highlights the significant gains in awareness of active travel at local government levels and the strategies that helped reduce some barriers, and identifies the changes needed to reduce others.
Streets Ahead: Supporting children to get active in their neighbourhoods
Streets Ahead builds on the learnings from VicHealth’s Walking School Bus program. Inspiration and information for the councils and their communities who are pioneering Streets Ahead and supporting children to get active in their neighbourhoods.
Walking School Bus Pilot Program - Key Learnings
The development of a Victorian Walking School Bus model was assisted by a statewide network of government and non-government agencies that had already generated or planned complementary initiatives and policies across Victoria.