It’s Bike to School Week. That’s right — the burgeoning event is no longer confined to a single day. Over 2,500 kids and adults at 52 schools are expected to participate, up from 40 schools last year, according to the SF Bicycle Coalition, which coordinates the event. SFBC Communications Director Kristin Smith said organizers expanded […]
"The Bicycle Advocacy Group at San Francisco State University (SFSU) is organizing Bike to School Day on Wednesday, November 4. The event aims to promote cycling as a healthy, sustainable and fun way to get to campus and volunteers are needed to make this the best Bike to School Day yet."
"SF Bike to School Day had over 900 students and 400 adults biking to school last month, and the celebration continues. The top 3 posters will be exhibited at the "Young at Art" Children’s Art Exhibit at the de Young Museum; join in the celebration at this exciting party!"
From SF Bike Coalition: New this year, Bike to School will be celebrated across a full week! Over 2,500 youth and adults at 40+ pre-K through high school campuses will participate in the joys and many benefits of biking to school. The week is sponsored by the San Francisco Safe Routes to School Partnership and […]
Kids at 40 schools this morning participated in San Francisco’s biggest Bike to School Day yet. The level of participation, in the event’s fourth year, reflects steady growth in levels of biking and walking to schools throughout the year. San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) Executive Director Leah Shahum said an enthusiastic group of more than […]
Today is Bike to School Day, and tens of thousands of American children (hopefully more) are learning how rewarding and fun it can be to get to school on two wheels. Walking and biking to school accounted for 50 percent of all school trips in 1969, compared to 13 percent today. Now it’s not even permitted […]