From Safe Routes to School:
What is Walk to School Day?
- A global event held in early October that gives children, parents, school staff and community members an opportunity to work together to make their communities safer and more pleasant for walking.
- A collective walk to school with a purpose – to promote health, safety, physical activity and concern for the environment.
- Walk to School Day is part of the “Encouragement” piece of the SRTS 5 E’s.