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Bea’s Walk to School – and why it matters

Ingrid posted this in Childhood, Freedom, Independent Mobility, International, Traffic on 05/10/2018

October is international walk to school month, yet how many young children still do that independently? Parent Rachel…

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Children’s Commissioner calls for playing out

Alice posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Health, Independent Mobility, Policy, Traffic on 31/08/2018

The parent-led Playing Out movement, along with play organisations and advocates, have long called on the government to support…

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Why can’t children just go to the park?

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Environment, Freedom, Independent Mobility, Parenting, Play Streets, Playing Out, Traffic on 15/02/2018

“Why can’t children just go to the park instead of playing in the street?” is a question that…

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What do we mean by ‘road safety’?

Alice posted this in Childhood, Cycling, Health, Playing Out, Policy, Traffic on 21/11/2017

Professor John Adams once said, “Road safety is not rocket science – it’s much more complicated”. But what do…

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Air Pollution and Street Play

Daniella posted this in Community, Free Play, Traffic on 23/06/2017

The severe impact of traffic-related air pollution on children’s health is becoming ever clearer and more worrying. On…

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