Funding for a further three schools to help implement Bikes in Schools projects has just been announced by Wellington City Council. This is part of a 3 year funding commitment from WCC totalling $600,000.
Amesbury School, Hampton Hill School and Houghton Valley School will each receive a minimum of $50,000 towards the cost of purpose built bike tracks and bike storage. following on from a successful pilot last year at three other Wellington schools (Holy Cross, West Park and Karori West).
WCC’s Councillor Andy Foster said “Allocation of this funding is one of the ways the Council is encouraging active transport, improving road safety throughout Wellington and making the city safer for people cycling. This is especially important for our children.”
You can read the full WCC press release on their website here.