Friday, November 28, 2014

Guelph - More students will be bused to Upper Grand schools

Upper Grand's new walking distance policy comes into effect Sept. 1, 2015. The established walking distance for Grade 7 and 8 students at 3.2 kilometres, and for Grades 9 to 12 at 3.5 kilometres, will not change. Although the walking distance reductions fly in the face of active transportation and walking school bus initiatives, if students are bused, it means their parents aren't driving them to and from school and that should reduce congestion outside schools before and after dismissal, McLennan said. Read more.

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