As part of the framework for reopening schools, ensuring safe and healthy school journeys will be essential to protecting children’s safety, education and wellbeing not only in the school but also on their way to school.

In preparation for the reopening of schools, this is the right timing to engage local partners and build back better, investing in typically low cost, quick to plan road infrastructure and speed management solutions.

It is still possible to undertake SR4S assessments, despite potential variations in sensitive traffic data. The exact impact of COVID-19 in the assessments will depend largely on the local restrictions adopted, behaviours, and general context.