January 2015

‘Be a Smarter Parker’ campaign for safer school parking launches across Tyne and Wear

The ‘Be a Smarter Parker’ campaign by Go Smarter, Tyne and Wear’s sustainable travel programme, aims to highlight the dangers of illegal parking outside schools which puts children at risk.

Walk Once a Week (WoW) photography competition

Schools Go Smarter and Living Streets teamed up to launch a photography competition for all Tyne and Wear primary schools participating in the Walk Once a Week (WoW) programme.

Electric bike scheme from Go Smarter wins more support

An electric bike hire scheme introduced by Go Smarter - Tyne and Wear’s sustainable transport programme – continues to encourage people to take up the challenge of cycling to work.

Parents and pupils ‘Park & Stride’ to mark International Walk to School month

Pupils and parents from Boldon School in South Tyneside took to the streets in support of International Walk to School Month in October thanks to a little help from their local Asda Supercentre.