Category : Public & Active Transport

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A New Bike for Active School Travel.

Posted on June 30th, 2015
Alecia Yu is the proud owner of a new bicycle, courtesy of the Brisbane City Council’s Active School Transport program and the McDowall Ward.

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First phase of Brisbane bus review changes begin July 22

Posted on June 30th, 2015
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is urging Brisbane residents to visit the Translink website to see whether upcoming changes to the city’s bus network will affect them.

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Council’s Bus Network Review

Posted on April 23rd, 2013
Released today, Council’s review of the city’s bus network ensures more than two thirds of passengers will remain unaffected by the proposed changes.

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Stafford Heights State School Selected for Active School Travel Program

Posted on December 20th, 2010

Stafford Heights State School has been selected as a participating school in the Council’s Active School Travel program commencing in 2011.

McDowall State School will continue with year 2 of the program having had a successful year 1 in 2010.

The Active School Travel program is run cooperatively by Council and participating schools. The program aims to reduce traffic congestion around schools and improve road safety awareness. It encourages parents, staff and children to walk, cycle, car pool or use public transport to get to or from school.

Activities include:

Walking Wheeling Wednesday
the Walking School Bus
bike skills training
car pooling
Park and Stride Challenge
road safety education and many more

For more information visit the Council’ website Here