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George Greenaway Elementary School Travel Planning 2009/2010

61A Avenue at 173A Street

George Greenaway Elementary students walk and bike to school. To increase the number of students walking and biking, George Greenaway participated in School Travel Planning in the 2009-2010 school year, facilitated by HASTe.

George Greenaway Elementary is located at 17285 61A Avenue in Cloverdale.

School Travel Planning successes

  • percentage of children walking to school in the morning increased from 36% to 46%
  • percentage of parents who feel the neighbourhood is safe for children to walk or bike to school has increased from 70% to 76%
  • 25% of parents drive to school less often
  • Walked to school with the Mayor on Earth Day 2010

Engineering improvements

In 2011, we built curb bulges to improve pedestrian safety and encourage walking at:

  • 61A Avenue and 173A Street, at the crosswalk in front of the school
  • 61A Avenue and 172 Street, at the crosswalk
  • 63 Avenue and 172 Street, where we also installed a crosswalk
  • 62A Avenue and Charbray Place, by the walkway that leads to the school

In 2011, we also built traffic calming on 61A Avenue in front of George Greenaway Elementary.

Contact us

For more information, please contact Surrey Transportation Planning by e-mail at or by telephone at 604-591-4853.