Walk and Bike Safety Education for K-8 Students Thanks to a new state law, all public-school students in Minnesota must receive instruction in safe walking and bicycling skills at the beginning of the school year. This new requirement went into effect on Aug. 1. MnDOT has frequently asked questions, educational materials, and more to help schools …
Learn, network, and gain hands-on experience on June 6 It’s been a while since we have gathered in person, and we’ve learned a lot about making walking and biking easier, safer, and more convenient during the pandemic years. Hopping on bikes and going for walks became a bigger priority for families to keep busy while …
When the weather outside is frightful in Minnesota, we put on our hats, gloves and jackets, and get ready to have some fun. Minnesota Safe Routes to School’s sixth-annual Winter Walk to School Day is Feb. 1. It’s a celebration of walking, biking and playing in the coldest and snowiest days of winter. The idea is simple: …
October 4, 2023
International Walk to School Day
Start the new school year with a healthy new habit! International Walk to School Day takes place each October to encourage kids to walk to school--join us!
May 4, 2024
National Bike to School Day
Join the club and be a biker! National Bike to School Day takes place each May to encourage kids to bike to school--will you join us?
February 7, 2024
Winter Walk to School Day
Living in MN doesn't have to mean staying indoors all winter! Winter Walk to School Day takes place each February to encourage kids to walk to school in all seasons!