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Walking school bus - what a cracking idea

Heard an article about Walking School Buses on National Radio this morning and I thought, "Well done someone for thinking outside the square".

It came from a report about kids, exercise and the lack thereof. One of the issues was that kids used to walk to school (what, everyone?) and now-a-days kids get driven to school (what, everyone?).

It was trialed in New Zealand by the Christchurch Council (congrats that place of work) and seems to be spreading around the country. The idea is comes from America and there's an excellent website for starting a Walking Bus in your area: