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Thanks for supporting safe, active trips to school!

Thanks to all who joined us in celebrating Walk & Roll to School Day 2023. Because of your commitment to safe walking, biking and rolling, over 3,400 events in 47 states and Washington, D.C., were registered. Way to go!

Now let’s keep the momentum going! Learn more about transitioning your event into ongoing activities and mark your calendar for our next event, Bike & Roll to School Day, on May 8, 2023.

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Youth Take the Lead

Young people in the U.S. and across the globe are playing an important role in shaping the future transportation system. Two Vision Zero for Youth resources, created in a collaboration by youth activists and transportation researchers, provide a framework and recommendations for meaningfully engaging youth to advance safer streets for all. www.visionzeroforyouth.org/take-action/engaging-youth

 

Walk & Roll to School Day

Communities across the U.S. embraced National Walk & Roll to School Day with more than 3,475 events in 47 states and Washington, DC in 2023, using the event to celebrate the joy of walking and rolling and bring attention to barriers that might be getting in the way of making safe, active travel a daily habit. Reminisce, get inspired and share our Walk & Roll to School Day 2023 Report.

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PLAN an event


How to Plan

Walk, Bike & Roll 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. Learn more about planning the event.
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Event Ideas

Walk, Bike & Roll to School Day events come in all sizes. Make the event something that will resonate with what families, the school and broader community care about. Browse ideas to help you plan an 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 Walked & Rolled

Communities across the country joined together to celebrate Walk & Roll to School Day 2022. See who stepped up, and find out who participated in previous years.
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Who Biked & Rolled

Communities across the country celebrated the tenth annual National Bike & Roll to School Day in 2022. Find out who participated this year and in previous years.
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BEYOND the event


Year-Round Walking, Biking & Rolling

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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Changes to the Environment

Changes to streets, sidewalks or trails may make walking or rolling an everyday option beyond the event, so children can enjoy an active trip to school year round. This page provides guides to getting the community involved in supporting design changes to improve the route to school.
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Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs engage community members, school staff and administrators, transportation and public health professionals and others to improve the health and well-being of children by enabling and encouraging them to walk and roll to school.
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Why Walk, Bike & Roll

Events are a wonderful way to celebrate the joy and independence of walking, biking & rolling 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 & Roll to School Day was held in 1997 and the first-ever National Bike & Roll to School Day was celebrated in 2012 across the U.S. Join communities as they walk and roll 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 & Roll and Bike & Roll to School Days, is committed to empowering communities to make active commutes to school a safe, appealing, preferred choice for families.
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Contact Us

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