In case you missed it, here's a link to a brilliant article on ABC that was written by one of the DoT team Alison Bunbury.
This is such a personal and informative piece that sums up the issue of how even though most live within 2-3 kms, many parents these days drive their kids to school instead of spending some quality time with their kids by walking, scooting or riding a bike to school.
I know personally, it's not always possible with work and time issues, but I cherish this special time with my daughter as we spot things on the way to school and talk about all sorts of stuff. Actually, quality time doesn't quite describe it, I'd say it's more like irreplaceable memories.
Alison Bunbury is a mother of two who encourages her boys to walk to school. She also works in transport policy but this opinion is her own.
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