Travel is the fourth theme of the Green-Schools programme. The Travel theme is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and supported by the National Transport Authority. The ultimate aim of the theme is to increase the number of students walking, cycling, scooting, using public transport or carpooling on the way to school.

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Over 3,826 students from 81 schools received subsidised cycle training as part of the Travel theme in 2015.

Case studies

Step 1: Forming a Green-Campus Committee

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Step 2: Environmental Review

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Step 3: Action Plan

Case Studies on Action Planning: Establishment of a 5 acre Native Woodland in Letterfrack, Co. Galway Collaborators: GMIT Letterfrack, [...]

Travel has been a wonderful flag to work towards; it has such a positive impact and involves parents and the local community and connected everyone to their local environment more. It also promotes good health and a more active lifestyle, benefiting not just our environment but our bodies too!
Scoil an Athar Maitiú, Togher, Cork

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Videos

1. A video outlining the Green-Schools Travel Theme.

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