MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT
European Road Safety Charter
good practice

Good practice submission

Good practice submission

What problem did you address/are you addressing? 
The project is executing by teachers and pupils in schools and also by employees of the municipalities, during their regular activities.Our NGO will arrange mutual communication between school and municipal actors. We will also execute the activities to promote healthy travel habits and give initiatives for development of sustainable mobility in the municipality.The biggest challenge will be gaining financial resources for the employment of one person in our NGO.Our goal is promoting healthy travel habits and to arrange save routes to school. The program is based on sustainable planning of local environment, with intention to secure the involvement of pupils, families and other residents in traffic.Activities:- Analysing travel habits of pupils, parents, teachers- The organization of the day “ Let`s walk/Take a bus/bike to school”- To organise school expeditions with observing traffic in school surroundings- To reduce crowd and increase road safety around schools- To increase the usage of school transport/bicycles/walk- To inform about healthy travel habits during the school year
What are your objectives? 
To improve health and reduce traffic
Good for kids - good for municipality
Achieving goals through mutual cooperation
It is a simple, flexible process that works
List the actions you carried/are carrying out 
Date 
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014 to Tuesday, 22 September, 2015
Name of action 

Activities of D-VAP:
• To present the project to municipal and school actors and fundraising
• To execute analysis of travel habits of pupils and their parents
• To promote healthy travel habits among pupils (to execute safety polygons for scooters, bikes and skates)
• To give initiatives for development of safe school routes - for municipality
• To present and promote the School Traveling Plan - for primary school
 
School activities:
• Organization of the day “Walking to school”
• Encouraging pupils to attend safe driving with scooters (during the school year)
• Promotion and usage of School traveling plan
 
Municipality activities:
• To improve transport infrastructure with soft measures, made by parents (trimming hedges, restrictions on access to school by car, transforming ramps on sidewalks, etc.)
• To organise the European Mobility Week

How did you disseminate/are you disseminating results or how did you promote/are you promoting your initiative? 
Our initiative will be promoted on school and municipality`s websites. For parents and teachers will be made publications, called “Active way to school and Active way to work”. For pupils we will organise different events, skills training grounds in front of schools, a day “Walk to school”, observation of traffic in school surroundings (for 4. graders). The program will be presented on parents council, on teaching conference and to all the municipal officials.
How did you evaluate/are you evaluating the success of your action? 
The project will be evaluated through online survey “How I came to school today?” and through interviewing parents (Active way to school).