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School Walk

Family-friendly neighbourhood planning

February 28, 2021

When you think of your neighbourhood, chances are the community spaces that come to mind include your street, the local park, and the neighbourhood school. This isn’t surprising: an elementary school is typically a centerpiece of a neighbourhood and it becomes a focal point for travel twice a day for children and parents. Whether by walking, driving, or taking the bus, the trek to school is a fixture of neighbourhood life and, as such, can influence how a community is understood and planned.

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