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As part of a Transport for London initiative, Westminster City Council is working with all schools in the City to produce School Travel Plans (STPs).
STPs aim to encourage healthier, sustainable travel on the journey to and from school (walking, cycling and public transport use) and away from private car trips and the school run. They set out a number of practical steps and measures which will encourage and promote sustainable and healthy modes of transport.
STPs are online documents which are produced by schools in response to their own needs and issues, with benefits that go beyond the school gates:
A School Travel Plan is a whole school project which can be linked to the curriculum and address a range of issues around school travel, from environmental education, to health benefits, from skills and safety training and school-based activities to streetscape measures.
Schools work in partnership with the Road Safety Officer at the Council who provides support, advice, resources and guidance where needed.
There is a statutory duty under the Education and Inspections Act 2006 to promote sustainable travel to and from school, and between schools and other institutions.
Westminster City Council continually assist education establishments to produce and maintain approved School Travel Plans and promote and encourage sustainable travel and transport for children and young people from the ages of 5 to 18 year olds.
If you require any further information regarding the Sustainable Modes of Travel Strategy (SMoTs) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.