Walking Bus

A walking school bus is a group of children walking to school with one or more adults.

If that sounds simple it is because, well, it is!!  And that’s part of the beauty of the walking school bus. It can be as informal as two families taking turns walking their children to school to as structured as a route with meeting points, a timetable and a regularly rotated schedule of accompanying adults.

In NW3, there are already walking buses connecting:
 

  • South End Green and Hampstead

  • Belsize Park and Hampstead

  • West Hampstead and Hampstead

If you would like to join one of these walking buses please email: walkingbusGSR@gmail.com

If you would like to start a new walking bus, here are a few simple suggestions: 
 

  • Start by inviting families who live nearby to join you

  • Pick a route which is away from major traffic arteries to reduce exposure to air pollution

  • Decide how often the group will walk together

  • Don't overthink it! Once you start, you will find that walking buses are easy and fun

If you would like to GSR to help you set up a new walking bus, email: walkingbusGSR@gmail.com

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