RIGHT TRACK RESOURCES

“This is a fantastic program and it is well-resourced. More schools should be involved with it.” 

Megan Porter, Teacher, Canning Vale Education Support Centre

The Public Transport Authority is committed to educating young passengers about the importance of acting safely and responsibly on public transport through our targeted education package – Right Track. 


This program encourages students to become more responsible for their own safety and to make their own positive choices.

 

ACTIVITY ONE: RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES CODE
This activity gives students an opportunity to become familiar with the Rights and Responsibilities Code and to determine what their expectations are of the public transport system and what Transperth expects of them.

download pdf resource
ACTIVITY TWO: TRAVEL SNAPSHOT - HAVE YOUR SAY
This activity gives students an opportunity to reflect on their public transport experiences, and brainstorm the good and bad behaviours they have witnessed and to determine what their expectations are of the public transport system and what Transperth expects of them.
download pdf resource

ACTIVITY THREE: SAFETY RULES, RISKS & CONSEQUENCES
Rules are made to ensure the safety of staff and passengers. It is important that passengers are aware of the rules for safe travelling on the Transperth system and it’s not ok ‘not to know’. This activity has been designed to help students understand why these rules are in place and how they ensure that everyone is kept safe.

download pdf resource
ACTIVITY FOUR: KNOW YOUR TIMETABLE - PLAN A JOURNEY
Many students use public transport to get to a variety of destinations. This activity has been designed to allow students to research the public transport options available, plan a journey and undertake it.
download pdf resource

ACTIVITY FIVE: TRAIN STATION BINGO!
We often see signs at train stations and pedestrian crossings but do not understand or pay attention to these warnings. This activity has been designed to ensure students both recognise the signs and understand the safety issues and implications.

download pdf resource

ACTIVITY SIX: BUS STATION BINGO!
We often see signs at bus stations and pedestrian crossings but do not understand or pay attention to these warnings. This activity has been designed to ensure students both recognise the signs and understand the safety issues and implications.

download pdf resource

ACTIVITY SEVEN: BULLYING AND OTHER IRRITATING STUFF
The activity is set up acting scenarios based on young peoples’ real observations of bullying. By providing a safe place for students to act out their experiences students can try out different solutions and discuss which solutions work and which ones don’t.

download pdf resource

ACTIVITY EIGHT: FROM THE BUS SECURITY OFFICERS
There are many people employed by Transperth to ensure passengers have a safe travel experience. Our staff are selected and trained to provide a number of services to help passengers. This activity gives students and opportunity to meet the Transperth people who come into direct contact with passengers.
download pdf resource

ACTIVITY NINE: FROM THE TRANSIT OFFICERS
There are many people employed by Transperth to ensure passengers have a safe travel experience. Our staff are selected and trained to provide a number of services to help passengers. This activity gives students and opportunity to meet the Transperth people who come into direct contact with passengers.
download pdf resource

ACTIVITY TEN: WHAT TRANSPERTH IS DOING TO HELP YOU
In an effort to help kids and young people understand the implications of their risky behaviour Transperth has been working with Jonathan Beninca. This activity has been designed to help students understand how the consequences of Jonathan’s actions have impacted on his life and the lives of those around him.
download pdf resource

ACTIVITY ELEVEN: TRACKS ARE FOR TRAINS!
Transperth witnesses a variety of illegal and dangerous behaviour at bus and train stations on a daily basis. To get students thinking about appropriate and inappropriate behaviour at stations, view the illustrations and brainstorm all the actions taking place that are illegal and/or dangerous.
download pdf resource

ACTIVITY TWELVE: ON THE BUSES!
Transperth witnesses a variety of illegal and dangerous behaviour at bus and train stations on a daily basis. To get students thinking about appropriate and inappropriate behaviour at stations, view the illustrations and brainstorm all the actions taking place that are illegal and/or dangerous.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY THIRTEEN: RISKY BEHAVIOUR
We all take risks in life. Some people consider it is part of growing up. This activity allows students to deconstruct scenarios played out at a train or bus station. They can evaluate the behaviour to decide why the action happened and whether people simply did not know the rules or had not thought about the consequences of their actions.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY FOURTEEN: A SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT SYSTEM
Sustainability education is a focal point for learning in the twenty-first century. In this activity students can explore why a sustainable and safe transport system is a feature of the State Government’s policies. Students will also have the opportunity to compare the resources needed to sustain a variety of lifestyles.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY FIFTEEN: GET REAL - NEWS FROM TRANSPERTH
In this activity students will be ‘hired’ to review the reports that are received by Transperth on a daily basis, then create a media campaign that promotes safe train and bus travel. Students will review real data collected by Transperth and work in a team to develop a media campaign and strategy.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY SIXTEEN: MEET THE CREW AND OTHER GOOD NEWS
This activity allows students to develop a better understanding of the number of employees, the varied roles, and the sorts of skills they have to have to sustain the system. Students have the opportunity to profile how young people can interact positively with staff on a daily basis and in an emergency situation.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY SEVENTEEN: ANALYSE THIS - MEDIA MESSAGES
To introduce students to the advertising process, this activity gives them the opportunity to analyse print advertisements that aim to alert passengers to important aspect of train and bus safety.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY EIGHTEEN - PRODUCE YOUR OWN SAFETY CAMPAIGN
This activity gives students an opportunity to use their creative talents to design a poster or print advertisement to sell a safety message. Help get the message out to friends, family and students at your school so they can follow the safety rules, to ensure a safe and comfortable journey on public transport.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY NINETEEN: TELLING STORIES - CREATE A BOOK
Students have an opportunity to share their experiences or safety message through the creation of a picture book. this picture book can be used as a buddy activity with other classes or schools. The aim is to share information and raise awareness about bus and train safety and the issues experienced by young people using public transport.
download pdf resource
ACTIVITY TWENTY: AT THE STATION - DRAMA RESPONSE
This is a tableau exercise that gets students to act out possible scenarios. After reflecting on the performances, students will be provided with the opportunity to re-write the endings. In doing so, they come up with and act out strategies that can help them avoid potentially dangerous incidents from occurring at the train or bus station.
download pdf resource