On the Bus

For more information and to register contact Jaime Akiyama at 705-745-3238 ext 210 or jaime.akiyama@greenup.on.ca.


On the Bus is a fun and interactive introduction to the Peterborough Transit System provided to Grade 3 classes in the city of Peterborough.

This program focuses on active and sustainable transportation choices, and is tailored to meet specific curriculum expectations.

This 1.5-hour trip begins when the City Bus arrives at your school to pick you up! As we travel around Peterborough, students practice their map reading skills and develop a greater knowledge of their local community.

The trip includes a stop at the Peterborough Transit Bus Barn for a chance to interview the bus driver!

On the Bus is offered as a free program thanks to the generosity of the City of Peterborough and our partners. To learn more about the On The Bus program and to register, please email Jaime Akiyama, Coordinator of Active School Travel Peterborough: jaime.akiyama@greenup.on.ca

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Program History

On the Bus was developed more than a decade ago by Active School Travel Peterborough as a way to introduce children to public transit. The program generates excitement and enthusiasm about riding the bus, and also encourages younger students to begin making connections between their transportation behaviour and its environmental impact. This program is among the most successful programs offered by Active School Travel Peterborough.

To learn more about Active School Travel Peterborough, click here…

Program Contact Information

Name: Jaime Akiyama
Position: Coordinator, Transportation and Urban Design Programs
Phone: (705)745-3238 x 210
Fax: (705)745-4413
Email: jaime.akiyama@greenup.on.ca

Partners

Peterborough Public Health

Peterborough Public Health

City of Peterborough

City of Peterborough

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Student Transportation Services of Central Ontario

Student Transportation Services of Central Ontario

Peterborough Police

Peterborough Police

Crossing Guards of Peterborough

Crossing Guards of Peterborough

Peterborough Transit

Peterborough Transit

Active School Travel Peterborough

Active School Travel Peterborough