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St John's Primary and Nursery School leads the way for healthier, cleaner school travel in Southampton

St John’s Primary and Nursery School has partnered with Southampton City Council and Balfour Beatty Living Places to implement a timed road closure outside the school at drop-off and pick-up times. This closure is the first of its kind in the city and has been undertaken to address the risk of...

Bike It Southampton & South Hampshire 2017/18 Summary Report

Sustrans have been working with Southampton City Council to deliver Bike It activities across a number of schools within the city since April 2012. This year, Southampton and South Hampshire school pupils have shown great progress in mode shifting to active travel modes and away from car use...

Park & Ride into Portsmouth this Black Friday

The Portsmouth Park & Ride will be running an enhanced service for Black Friday shopping events this weekend (23 - 25 November). Starting on Friday, buses will run more frequently than usual with the last bus departing the Hard Interchange at 10.30pm. On Saturday buses will run every 5 minutes...

Portsmouth's Park & Ride reaches its one millionth customer

Portsmouth's Park & Ride celebrated its one millionth customer on Monday 8 October. Travelling from West Sussex with her husband, Joanne was surprised and delighted to receive the news that she was the one millionth person to use the Park and Ride service since it launched in April 2014. In...

Winners of "What does clean air smell like?" competition announced

We are delighted to announce this year's winning entries to the "How Could You Travel to School?" drawing competition, this year themed on the smell of clean air. Lucy, KS2 winner from Wellow Primary School, decided that "clearn air smells like fresh washing on the line on a sunny day" whilst Ivy,...

Bitterne Manor Primary School first to experience new Air Quality Exhibit

On Tuesday 9 October, pupils from Bitterne Manor Primary School were treated to a visit by My Journey Southampton’s new Air Quality Exhibit and Get Cycle Savvy Pit Stop. The school is the first to experience the new portable Air Quality Exhibit designed to educate children across Southampton and...

Cycle September - tell us what you thought

Well done to everyone who took part in Cycle September - the stats are in and the Southampton participants have smashed it! 532 PARTICIPANTS 59,758 MILES 7,151 TRIPS 17,120 LBS CO2 And while the numbers speak volumes, we now want to hear what you thought about the campaign. If you signed up to the...

Walktober is back for another year!

A big shout out to Chiltern Primary School who are leading the field in this year’s Walktober: Walking whatever the weather initiative.

Fairisle Junior School praised for award-winning sustainable travel initiatives

Pupils from Fairisle Junior School attended Southampton City Council’s Full Council meeting on Wednesday 19 September to receive recognition for their award-winning sustainable travel initiatives. Fairisle Junior School is one of 119 schools in the country to have received the Gold award from...
Bumper haul of STARS accreditations!

Bumper haul of STARS accreditations!

Many congratulations to the newly accredited 17 Bronze STARS schools, five Silver schools and nine (YES - NINE!!!) Gold STARS Schools who will be receiving their shiny new stars, certificates and plaques in the coming weeks. Our best ever result in one term and an indication of fantastic progress in active and safe travel and sustainability education across the county.

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