2018 Bike to School Day Registration Now Open!

 

Two students participating in Bike to School Day.Strap on your helmets, raise your kickstands, and join the thousands of students, families, community partners, and elected officials all around the country who will be participating in this year’s Bike to School Day on May 9.

Participants kicked off last year’s ride in record breaking numbers! Thousands of students pedaled their way to school during the 2017 Bike to School Day celebration! Over 3,000 schools across the country, from D.C. to Hawaii participated.

Register now, and remember to share your event plans and photos with #BiketoSchoolDay!

 

Vision Zero for Youth

Your Community is Invited to Join

Brought to you by the national coordinators of Walk and Bike to School Day, Vision Zero for Youth encourages communities to focus safety improvements and slow traffic speeds where children and youth walk and bike, with the ultimate goal of benefiting all community members.

 

 

 

 

 

See Who's Biking

 Bike to School Day is May 9. Check out who is participating at a school near you on our Who's Biking page.

 

 

 

PLAN an event


How to Plan

Walk and Bike to School Day events can be simple or elaborate. A school might start by hosting a big event, and then hold low key events over time. Another place might start simple and then build efforts in subsequent years. Read on to learn more about planning the event.
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Event Ideas

Walk and bike events come in all sizes. Make the event something that will resonate with what families, the school and broader community care about. Browse these ideas to help you plan your event.
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Get Media Attention

Promoting your event in the community can help build awareness of your event theme or cause, such as healthy habits, neighborhood safety or a sense of community. We’ve provided some tools to help you get started.
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Downloadable Materials

Use these downloadable materials to help with promoting your event, decorating the school, or getting the students involved in and excited about the celebration.
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SEE who's signed up


Who's Biking

Thousands of schools and communities around the country register their events. See who has registered near you.
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Who Biked

May 10, 2017, was the sixth annual National Bike to School Day, and participation passed 3000 for the first time. Find out who participated this year and in previous years.
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Who Walked

Walk to School Day  2017 set a new participation record with nearly 5,600 registered events. See who stepped up, and find out who walked in previous years.
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Register

Register now for Bike to School Day on May 9! Bike to School Day provides an opportunity for schools across the country to join together to celebrate the joy of biking to school.
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BEYOND the day


Year-Round Biking and Walking

For most schools, a one-day event is not enough. Communities see the promise of healthier students and safer streets. Learn more about transitioning your event into ongoing activities.
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Student Education

Programs that encourage walking and bicycling should also incorporate safety education. In order for children to adopt new skills, they need practice time and repeated reinforcement of the key messages. The following walking and biking resources can help.
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Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs are sustained efforts by parents, schools, law enforcement, advocacy groups, community leaders and government to improve the well-being of children by walking and biking to school.
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Learn more


Why Walk or Bike

Events are a wonderful way to celebrate the joy and independence of walking and biking to school and they bring schools and communities together for a common purpose. Most of all, they are fun!
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About the Events

The first National Walk to School Day was held in 1997 and the first-ever National Bike to School Day was celebrated in 2012 across the USA. Join communities as they walk and bicycle to school for these events each year.
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About Us

The National Center for Safe Routes to School, the coordinating agency for Walk and Bike to School Day, is committed to empowering communities to make walking and bicycling to school a safe, appealing, preferred choice for families.
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Contact Us

Do you have a question or comment about Walk to School Day or Bike to School Day? Want to share your event stories and photos? We’d love to hear from you!
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