The voetgangersbeweging calls on cities and towns to be car parking spaces around the school, to be replaced by a green -, social – and freedom of movement.

the school environment should be safe, sustainable mobility and encourage, and they should not have a negative effect on the health of children, the Voetgangersbeweging. This is usually not the case at all. The replacement of the parking spaces are located within a radius of 50 meters around the school by a green area, a meeting place and a space to move, can be said to the movement, to contribute to it.

The Voetgangersbeweging is launching its appeal in the run-up to the annual Strapdag, which is taking place today. Over the whole of Flanders will take in nearly 1,500 primary schools and 145 municipalities in this car-free day part of it. Children, steps and stairs, and large numbers of school-on foot, by bike, by scooter, the go-cart, or using skates. The Strapdag makes a case for sustainable living-schoolverkeer.

a Lot of room for improvement

in a recent survey it turns out that there is still more that can be done for the green and for the environment. More than one-half of the schools and gives it its setting in a poor to moderate score in relation to road safety. Just 100 schools, there are procedures to come up with a schoolstraat to a close. Only 142 schools are benches, with nearly half of the schools will give a poor score to the green industry in the region. In general, most of the schools have a lot of room for improvement in terms of road safety and landscaping in their community.

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