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Number the factors on a scale of 1-8, with 1 being the most important.

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Which of these changes would be most effective in cutting down on the number of cars bringing pupils to your school?

Minimise the amount of books and equipment pupils have to carry.


Provide lockers and changing areas for changing out of outdoor gear.


School provides secure bicycle parking facilities.


Provision of a cycle lane on main route to school.


Set up a car-sharing scheme.


Public transport operators offer more flexible timetable and cheaper fares.


Allow girls to wear trousers to school.


Encourage parents to park further from school so that pupils can walk the last bit of the journey.

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