A survey was conducted before (2003) and after (2004) the events. The survey revealed the following information:
1) The proportion of home – school – home trips made on foot increased from 54.8% to 60.2%
2)The proportion of home – school – home trips made by bicycle increased from 0.3% to 0.8%
However, the use of public transport decreased (33.2% to 26.7%) and the use of the car increased (11.7% to 12.3%)
More families now own a bicycle: In 2003, 40.5 per cent of the respondents’ households owned at least one bike. In 2004, the percentage increased to 42.7 per cent. More pupils now own a bicycle. In less than one year, the proportion increased from 69.1 per cent to 79.2 per cent.
The majority of children (60%) who responded to the survey felt that the organized campaigns and events had influenced their choice of transport mode towards non-motorised transport
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