Talking Points

These talking points offer helpful information on topics such as trends in school travel, safety, physical activity, environment and air quality, Walk and Bike to School Day events, Safe Routes to School and countries that participate in International Walk to School Day/Month.

You may find it helpful to use these for interviews with local media, meetings with parents or any other communications planned for the event.

Walk to School Day Talking Points (.pdf)

Bike to School Day Talking Points  (.pdf)

There has been a growing body of research about frequency of walking to school and factors that impact walking to school. This document summarizes the major patterns and research. Use the information categorized under the topics most compelling for your community.

Walking to School: Trends, Issues and Evidence (.pdf)