Last Updated on: 21st June 2016, 06:58 pm
The OSTA Board of Directors has approved a School Active Transportation Policy, which is the first of its kind in Ontario. In an unprecedented initiative, the Consortium is adopting an active transportation program that contributes to student success and well-being by encouraging physical activity every day.
Active Transportation refers to any form of human-powered transportation – walking, cycling, using a wheelchair, in-line skating or skateboarding, for example. The policy ensures that OSTA’s program will address accessibility, cycling, and manage pedestrian and vehicular traffic around busy schools.
With our school board partner, City partners and community partners, OSTA programs include: