Benefits

Community

Walking and biking to school with friends and family is fun and can create social experiences for the entire neighborhood!

Health

Students who walk and bike to school are more likely to reach the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity they need everyday to become healthier overall.

Safety

School-based walking and biking programs can address barriers to physical activity by calming traffic around schools and improving safety features, while raising safety awareness.

Environment

Increasing the number of students who arrive to school on foot and by bicycle can improve air quality around a school.