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NZ: Fewer children walking to school

Kiwi kids to get moving for Walk to School Week

New results from the most recent Ministry of Transport household travel survey show that the proportion of primary school children walking to school has dropped from 42 percent in 1990 to 27 percent now, while the proportion being driven to school has jumped from 31 percent to 52 percent. At some schools nearly 90 percent of students are driven. Land Transport is keen to turn these figures around.

Read more: Press release, Land Transport NZ, 28 Feb 2007

Published on February 28, 2007 in New Zealand news