An annual event is a great start, but it often grows into more frequent events due to the enthusiasm that walk and bike to school events can inspire. Browse ideas on how to maintain the momentum for walking and biking to school and how to involve the community in permanent change.
In the end, walk and bike to school events are about changing community culture. In the process, they build an environment that's more inviting for every walker and bicyclist, young or old. Learn more about how to sustain interest in walking and biking to school through ongoing activities and curricula.
Safety is key. Make sure that students learn and practice essential pedestrian safety skills.
Teaching students safe biking skills is an essential part of starting a bicycling program. Bike safety information can be taught at school, or resources can be sent home with students to practice skills with their families.
Registered resources are organizations or individuals who can donate time, expertise, goods and services and more. If you need assistance with your event, search resources in your area.
If you’ve got a question, chances are good that somebody’s got an answer. Read the answers to frequently asked questions, and if you don’t find the information you’re looking for, submit a question to get an answer from an insider!
Need a route? Map it out using online tools such as Google Maps, a desktop and mobile web mapping service application providing satellite imagery, street maps and street view perspectives. Google Maps makes it easy to plan a route and share it with others.