Bike and Walk to School Day
Walk to School Day
In 2023, we will celebrate Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 4. Over 5,000 schools from 50 states participate, including five area schools. Walkers from the U.S. join students in 40 countries worldwide.
Students, their families and school staff from Takoma Park Middle, Takoma Park Elementary, Piney Branch Elementary, East Silver Spring Elementary and Rolling Terrace Elementary participate in Walk to School Day in Takoma Park. Safe Routes to School supports the event to ensure student safety and make it fun.
Check with your school administration or PTA for details about Walk to School Day.
Bike to School Day
Check back for more information about Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Modeled after the successful Walk to School Day, students celebrate Bike to School Day by riding to school with their peers, teachers and guests. Each year students and parents ride to school together and learn about proper helmet fitting and basic bike safety.
On Bike to School Day and everyday, here are the top 5 tips to stay safe on your bike:
- Always wear a helmet when you ride a bike, scooter or skateboard.
- Do the ABC Spin Check every time you ride.
- Follow the rules of the road.
- Don’t wear ear phones or talk on the phone while riding.
- Be Seen to Be Safe.