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Ready? Learn the Basics

Read about the reasons why people choose to participate in Walk to School Day and Bike to School Day, find out how you can tell if your school or program is ready to join the celebrations and learn more about the history of these events.

Why Walk or Bike?

Explore the reasons that motivate people around the country to support walking and bicycling to school.

About the Events

The first National Walk to School Day – called Walk Our Children to School Day – was held in 1997. In May 2012, the first-ever National Bike to School Day was celebrated across the USA. Learn more about the compelling history of the walk and bike to school movement.

Who Walked 2012

See who participated last year to get a sense of schools in your area that are already engaged.

Ask the Insider

If you’ve got a question, chances are good that somebody’s got an answer. Read the answers to frequently asked questions, and if you don’t find the information you’re looking for, submit a question to get an answer from an insider!

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