October 2, 2019 is National Walk to School Day
Sponsored by the National Center for Safe Routes to School, October 2, 2019 is “National Walk to School Day.” Over 4,000 schools have registered to participate on walkbiketoschool.org from all 50 states and Washington, D.C.. According to the event’s press release, this is “…the 23rd annual celebration which highlights the importance of safer, more active transportation for youth in their local communities.”
According to event organizers, “More than half of Walk to School Day events lead to changes in policies and the physical environment that improve safety for walking and bicycling, holding promise for improving safety and transportation options for everyone.” New this year, participants can check out a series of webinars to find out how their event can be a tool for improving pedestrian safety in the community.
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