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Modeshift STARS

Modeshift STARS is the national schools awards scheme that has been established to recognise schools that have demonstrated excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable travel. The scheme encourages schools across the country to join in a major effort to increase levels of sustainable and active travel. In order to improve the […]

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Summer Road Safety

With all this unsettled weather we’ve been having, it’s hard to know what to do day by day, let alone what to do this summer and planning your family adventures. Whether you are going on a long road trip or just hoping for a few days out over the summer holidays, sometimes travelling with kids […]

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Speed Indicator Devices (SID)

Many communities across Leeds are concerned about the speed of traffic in their local area and in some cases it has a significant effect on their quality of life. To help address this problem, The Influencing Travel Behaviour (ITB) Team have developed a “Community Speed Awareness” scheme that has already been used with good effect […]

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Walk To School Week – Leaf The Car At Home

Walk to School Week is just around the corner 20th-24th May
We want schools in Leeds to part in our ‘Leaf The Car at Home’ themed week. Find out here how to get your pack and get involved.

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Leeds Road Casualty Data 2018

It is almost that time of year when the casualty data from January to December 2018 is released. For those who are not aware, data is collected by the police at the scene of each collision, including location, time, vehicles involved and what they were doing before the collision, along with further details about the people involved.

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SCHOOL GATE PARKING PACK

If you have an issue with inappropriate parking outside your school gates at the beginning and end of the school day, and want to reduce the number of children coming to school by car, we have put together the following collection of ideas that could be used to try to reduce the problem.

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You look… but do you see?

Original road safety films highlight ‘inattentional blindness’ What do cymbals, wands, sausages and cartwheels have in common? They all feature in brilliant educational films and podcasts made by Y7 and Y8 students and launched today to help promote road safety. Four groups of young people took part in the project, supported by the Police and […]

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Let’s have a chat about ‘School Gate Parking’

‘School gate parking’ is a phrase that today’s parents, teachers and local residents will hear frequently. It causes so much tension around the ‘school run’ times that many schools report to us incidences of conflict between those who park at the school gate and those who don’t. Whatever your thoughts are on this issue, it […]