On this day, thousands of kids, parents, teachers, and community members show their support of walking and its many benefits for physical and mental health, the economy, environment, and community. Consider the following ideas and resources for building momentum and introducing the wonders of walking in your community: 1) Start a Walking School Bus program at your school. This step-by-step guide outlines how to plan and implement a walking school bus for your school, and includes proven tools, tips and resources for a fast and easy start. https://www.saferoutespartnership.org/resources/toolkit/step-step 2) Register your event at walkbiketoschool.org to ensure your activities are counted as part of the nationwide movement for walking and bicycling. 3) Check out the Safe Routes to School National Partnership’s tool kits, tips, and other resources for making your travel to school healthy and active all year long. (https://www.saferoutespartnership.org/healthy-communities/GoActive)
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