We have a big ambition:
every child that can, walks to school.
A generation ago, 70% of us walked to school – now it’s less than half.
Let's reverse this decline.
Join the fun as Living Streets celebrates its 90th anniversary.
Feel the benefits, and campaign for our streets to be made safer and easier for children to Walk to School every week of the year.
We want children to be energised and empowered.
We want children and parents to make walking to school their natural choice.
And we need your help.
Find out about the ways Living Streets gets children walking more, the fab tools we provide for teachers and parents, and our groundbreaking campaigning work that all underpin our vision of a new walking generation.
It’s been proven that children who do some form of exercise, especially a walk before school, do better in class because they arrive refreshed, fit and ready to learn.
During morning peak traffic times, one in five cars on the road are taking children school, contributing to congestion, air pollution and carbon emissions.
We need urgent action on air pollution to protect and promote the Walk to School. And yet, at the same time, the Walk to School could play such a big part in improving our air quality.
Our report Swap The School Run For The School Walk lays out 21 recommendations for decision-makers at all levels to enable more children to walk to and from school.
How a local business and a school came together to improve their neighbourhood.
How running our walk to school challenge has boosted active travel across one UK county.
Durham schools celebrate International Walk to School Month with Walk to School banner competition.