Transport choices make a significant difference to global carbon emissions. This topic takes a look at how people and goods make their way to school and if we can make more sustainable choices. With air pollution being responsible for 3 million premature deaths worldwide in 2012, it is important that we make transport choices that protect air quality.
Active Travel Challenge
Are there good habits from lockdown that we can keep? Such as using more active travel solutions.
Map your Journey (8+)
How big is your footprint? Challenge yourself to reduce your carbon footprint by changing the way you travel.
Resources From Other Organisations
Cycle training gives pupils skills and confidence to cycle safely and become a biking expert.
Cycle Friendly School supports more children to enjoy the benefits of cycling and ride their bikes more often.
Activities organised by your school's JRSO group can be included in your Eco-Schools Transport Action Plan.
SEPA scientists are looking at how lichen can give us a picture of air quality over a longer time period, and it’s something anyone can get involved in.
Find out more about how air pollution affects your health with this air pollution infographic from SEPA.
Looks at how pupils across Scotland travel to school and is the largest national dataset on school travel.