|Road safety is one of the main concerns of many parents when considering their child's journey to school. Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) are keen to support sustainable journeys to school and encourage schools to work closely with the Authority, which will help to unlock access to the Safe Routes to School Programme. To facilitate this, the County Council encourages schools to identify their road safety concerns through the formation of a School Travel Plan, its purpose to examine issues, explore opportunities, and ultimately set out a package of measures and actions to reduce the number of car journeys on the school run and to increase the number of active and sustainable journeys, such as walking and cycling. Having a school travel plan has a number of benefits for the school and the local community. These include a reduction in local congestion, more active and healthy pupils and adults, and an increase in road safety awareness. Plans are written by the school in consultation with its pupils, parents and staff and set out a school's commitment to promoting safe (road safety), active and sustainable travel to and from school. This could include formal yellow line parking restrictions or measures to provide/improve pedestrian facilities and access to and from the school via the King George V playing field adjacent to the school as suggested, with input from Three Rivers District Council who own and manage this land. Three Rivers District Council are due to undertake an extensive survey of parking in this area of Rickmansworth, and residents will be invited to submit their comments and concerns regarding all parking in the area. Any consideration of parking restrictions around the school should wait until the outcome of the wider study is known.