Local Governments around WA have secured $100,000 worth of Connecting Schools grants to 0 TravelSmart schools. New bike racks, scooter racks, skateboard racks, sheds, covered shelters and even a sensory bike path have been installed to encourage more kids to TravelSmart to school.
- Atwell Primary students are enjoying their new lockable scooter racks.
- St Jerome's students designed and painted active travel artwork to brighten up the walls around their new bike, scooter and skate board racks.
- Beeliar Primary have new trikes, scooter racks and a sensory bike path which is interactive for young students - with stop signs, cross walk, bus stop and even a bridge.
- Redcliffe Primary and Bibra Lake Primary have both installed new secure bike sheds.
- Perth Waldorf has a new steel and jarrah bike shelter that fits into the school's bushland setting.
- Phoenix Primary's new bike shelter has U-rails, chains and posts so students learn how to secure their bikes in different ways.
- Aubin Grove Primary students now have new scooter racks and bike racks to use; and
- Harmony Primary students and art teachers produced some very creative active travel signs.
The next Connecting Schools grant round has just been advertised. More details are here.