BC Transit worked with the BC Curriculum and Ann George, Educator, SD 62 to create concept-based, competency-driven learning experiences to help build student life-skills in public transit choices. If you have a successful public transit learning activity that you would like to share, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This lively activity introduces grades 2–5 students to the concept and reality of traffic congestion.
The following activities are all suitable for K-3 curricular competencies. Many activities can be advanced for intermediate students.
Who Pays for Public Transit?
Understand the concept of funding local transit services and passenger fares.
Public Transit and the Environment
Learn how travel choices impact the community and its environment.
Public Transit History in your Community
Explore transportation history in your community.
Planning a Bus Trip
Build life skills by understanding how maps and schedules are related.
Transit Route Planning
Create a bus route using planning methodology.