Public transport initiatives

Richmond and TfL both promote and encourage school pupils and staff to use public transport to travel to and from school.

School Travel Party Scheme

Schools within a London borough can benefit from free off-peak school group travel from Monday to Friday.

Setting yourself up on this scheme not only eases your travel arrangements and costs, but also counts towards STARS accreditation.

Zip Oyster photocard

School can also inform pupils and parents/carers that Zip Oyster photocards give free travel on buses and trams and reduced rates on other transportation to under 18 year olds.

STARS Public Transport Initiatives

There are several STARS initiatives that schools are most likely already engaging in which can be included in their accreditation activities:

Updated: 13 February 2019