School Streets are roads in front of schools closed to traffic, and are emerging as a low-cost, simple intervention to reduce vehicle usage, pollution, improve safety, as well as encourage walking and cycling in an effort to enhance community health and increased comfort among children, and their families.
This document is a brief review of evidence showing the positive impacts and benefits demonstrated in the evaluation of pilot initiatives within 5 categories that align with several existing urban challenges. It was prepared by BYCS in collaboration with the Clean Cities Campaign within the framework of the Streets For Kids schools initiative.
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