School stories

This section acts as a central catalogue of group school projects on road safety and sustainable mobility. Discover the incredible initiatives already launched by secondary school pupils from all over the world as part of the international competition Your Ideas, Your Initiatives, and draw inspiration from them to dream up your own project. You can search for them by country and date, and also check out those selected by the panel as finalists and winners.

Results : 34
2017/2018

Only one life two wheels

24 junior high school students became aware of the poor use of the bike lanes in their community and decided to do something about it.

Univ. DeLaSalle Bajio Campus San Francisco del Rincón
2016/2017

Adopt-a-Kilometer

Adopt-a-Kilometer aims to create a safe and clean space for students and our general community to be able to walk and drive safely through the bypass.

INSTITUTO INTERNACIONAL OCTÁVIO PAZ
2016/2017

Machine Story- Circular Economy

We set out to raise awareness of the circular economy. Since our audience was young children we hoped to reach our goal by doing a puppet show with recycled materials, depicting the problem of excessive waste from electrical appliances.

SECUNDARIA LA SALLE SAN FRANCISCO DEL RINCÓN
2016/2017

"Ya bájale"

Our social awareness campaign slogan, "Ya bájale" (Cut it out, Stop and Relax), has the objective of generating the understanding that road rage as a reaction to traffic problems in our city is not a solution.

INSTITUTO EDUCATIVO OLINCA
2016/2017

What is the Car of the future like?

A major problem is pollution from cars, as most vehicles use fossil fuels. We wanted to raise awareness and designed a car to solve this problem.

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SALLE BAJÍO CAMPUS JUAN ALONSO DE TORRES
Winner
2016/2017

The Art of Road on the Street

We analyzed two different problems with regards to mobility and traffic in our community: one, traffic outside the school; and two, getting around by bicycle.

BACHILLERATO 5 DE MAYO BUAP
Winner
2016/2017

Rolling Together

We, the high school students of Instituto Tepeyac, created “Rolling Together” to search for a way to reduce the carbon footprint of our community, using a carpool reward system that involved the participation of students, teachers, and parents.

INSTITUTO TEPEYAC CAMPUS GUADALAJARA
2015/2016

Better conditions for pedestrians

The relevance of the project, is based on a problem of common interest and as often happens with road safety issues: "all care, but unfortunately there are no solutions".
We assume a proactive attitude we put into action.

2015/2016

Drive Safety

After a car accident involving a student of our school, we decide to participate in this project to make drivers more conscious of the risks. This is a huge problem in our community, and there have been a lot fatal accidents close to our school.

COLEGIO REGIS
2015/2016

A PATH TO THE FUTURE

We created a campaign called "A Path to the Future" in order to promote the use of bicycles as a primary means of transportation and to provide a partial response to the current need to care for the environment.

INSTITUTO CARLOS GRACIDA
2015/2016

TEAM L.U.X. - Learn. Understand. Xemplify

We are high school students. Our team is called "Team L.U.X." which stands for Learn, Understand and Xemplify. Together we worked on various activities in our community and school based on 'Road Safety' and 'Responsible Driving Conduct'.

COLEGIO LUX A.C.
2015/2016

ROAD SAFETY AND SIGNS IN HERMOSILLO SONORA

Our main idea was to show how important it is to have education and knowledge about safety, and to know and update signals in our city. We created a PowerPoint presentation to share this information.

REGIS HERMOSILLO
2015/2016

Reducing Traffic and Improving Road Safety Around School

Through campaigns done at our school, we were able to show students the road and mobility problems that we have. Since then, we have been analyzing the possibility of having school transportation and we are now aware of road safety.

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SALLE BAJIO CAMPUS AMERICAS
2015/2016

Provbici Proyect

The Provbici proyect is a way to understand and change our reality. It gathers a young community together to use bicycles and to go safely to school. It cares for the environment, reducing pollution and creating a healthy-lifestyle culture.

2015/2016

Transportation system in Leon City

Our city has grown rapidly in the last ten years; this growth has brought benefits and facilities for everyone, but also a lot of traffic problems. The transportation system has become a problem because stations have added to the traffic.

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SALLE BAJIO. CAMPUS JUAN ALONSO DE TORRES
2015/2016

It´s like driving with your eyes closed

Today’s society depends too much on technology to get through daily activities; we don’t even realize that we could be putting our lives in danger. Our project dealt with the modern hazard of cell phone use while driving.

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SALLE BAJÍO, CAMPUS SAN FRANCISCO DEL RINCÓN
2015/2016

"Use celphone while driving"

This project focused on creating awareness about the dangers of using your phone while driving. We delivered the message by creating a wordless comic strip that could be understood by everyone, regardless of the language they spoke.

COLEGIO ALBERT CAMUS
2015/2016

Move - Sustainable Safe Mobility

Nowadays society is looking for healthier, eco-friendly forms of transport. We found bicycles to be the best form of transport for our community. So we proposed to improve and create new routes for cyclist to feel safe and respected.

2015/2016

Quetza on Wheels

Our aims were to report, educate and make people aware of the different problems of mobility in our city. We consider awareness as a solution. That is why we used literary and cinematic works as a means of artistic expression with a social end.

CENTRO DE EDUCACIÓN ARTÍSTICA "DIEGO RIVERA"
Finalist
2015/2016

Get on Your Bike!

"Get on your bike" is an encouragement to all city residents as for riding their bike in order to reduce the dangerous air quality levels in Mexico City.

INSTITUTO CUMBRES MEXICO