Walk to School Day

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.


 

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Walk and Roll to School Day 2012

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From sfsaferoutestoschool.org: Sign Up Today! 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, […]

Longfellow Elementary Students Celebrate Walk to School Day

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Longfellow Elementary students make signs celebrating Walk to School Day. Photo: Jason Serafino-Agar At an early morning rally before school started today, students from San Francisco’s Longfellow Elementary School in the Excelsior district gathered to celebrate Walk to School Day and the launch of the Safe Routes to School program. While the adults present may […]

A Walk & Roll to School Day Event in San Francisco

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Yesterday some 13,000 San Francisco children at 95 schools walked–and in some cases rolled in wheelchairs–to school as part of the 20th annual Walk-to-School Day (now called “Walk-and-Roll-to-School Day,” at least locally). The event is intended to encourage kids to walk to school and spend more time walking and playing outside. This is part of a global […]