New Westminster students ditch the cars for walk-to-school event

Students at Queen Elizabeth Elementary chose the path less travelled during a walk-to-school event in April.

Kids were encouraged to walk, ride or scoot to school in an effort by school administrators to teach the community about park and walk options and safe routes to school for Queen Elizabeth kids.

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But the ultimate goal was to reduce the amount of traffic congestion in front of the school during morning drop-off, according to Queen Elizabeth Elementary School principal Paul Manville.

Students were given special passports they took to different stations around the school to get stamped.

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