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Markham Active School Travel Program Pilot Launch
Media Advisory
10/17/2019
Markham Active School Travel Program Pilot Launch
York Region District School Board in partnership with York Catholic District School Board, the City of Markham and York Region are holding a launch celebration for the Markham Active School Travel Pilot program.
 
The Markham Active School Travel program endeavours to reverse a decline in the rates of walking and cycling to school and promotes the benefits of active travel for children and communities.
 
This project is made possible through financial support from Green Communities Canada and the Government of Ontario.
 
Where:
 
565 Fred McLaren Blvd., Markham, ON L6E 1N7
 
When:
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
*Note – Community walk to begin at 8:00 a.m. with remarks to follow.
 
Why:
 
To celebrate the launch of the Markham Active Travel program and to encourage active transportation to and from school.
 
Who:
 
Students and staff from John McCrae PS as well as representatives from York Region District School Board, York Catholic District School Board, the City of Markham, York Region and Green Communities Canada.
 
For more information contact:
 
Reena Mistry
Active School Travel Coordinator
905-727-0022 Ext. 2095
 
 
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