Active school travel

Walking bus accompanies children to school in organised groups following a set route and timetable. Children are enjoying the walk with their peers in the company of adults and at the same time contribute to a more attractive neighbourhood and a cleaner environment. Bike train is very similar with the only difference that the whole group travels on bikes.

Seismic safety

Born in Vancouver, I started at Sir Matthew Begbie Elementary School in east Vancouver. This school has had a seismic risk rating of “High 1” for years but the provincial government took until October 2017 before announcing a replacement. By 2021, when children are more safely housed in a new building, Sir Matthew Begbie School will be a century old…