School travel plans: preliminary evidence for changing school-related travel patterns in elementary school children.

@article{Hinckson2011SchoolTP,
  title={School travel plans: preliminary evidence for changing school-related travel patterns in elementary school children.},
  author={Erica Hinckson and Hannah Badland},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={368-71}
}
PURPOSE In New Zealand, the School Travel Plan (STP) program was developed to increase school-related active travel rates and decrease traffic congestion. The plan was developed through collaboration among the school, community, and local council. The STP was tailored to each school's specific needs and incorporated educational initiatives, physical infrastructural changes in the vicinity of schools, and policy development. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the STP… CONTINUE READING