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Safe Routes to School

The Safe Routes to School Program is a partnership between the national program, Arlington Public Schools and several County Organizations. Walking, bicycling or rolling to school can improve the health and well being of kids of all races, income levels and abilities. Plus, it’s fun!

Check out our resources below to discover community benefits of walking and rolling to school for students.


National Walk & Bike to School Day

kids safety patrol walking to school, walkarlingtonEach year, schools across Arlington County (and around the world) walk, bike and roll to school in celebration of Walk and Bike to School Day.

Since Arlington hosted its first event in 1999, participation has continued to grow. Whether you’re new to walking and rolling or a seasoned expert, don’t miss the chance to discover the countless benefits.

For more information, check out these helpful websites:

Ready to bike to school?

Check out our partners at BikeArlington.

Downloadable Resources

We hope these helpful resources will encourage your students to stay active and participate!

bike walk to school toolkit cta

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10 reasons to walk/bike to school cta