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2018 International Walk to School Day - REGISTER NOW

News Date: 
Thu, 2018-08-09
Event Date: 
Mon, 2018-10-01 - Wed, 2018-10-31

Schools across Georgia will celebrate International Walk to School Day Wednesday, October 10, 2018. 

If the official date does not work for your school calendar, plan events for any date in October or throughout October, Walk to School Month. It's a great time to remind students about pedestrian (and bicycle) safety. Be Safe! Be Seen!

The number of Georgia schools participating in International Walk to School Day grows each year, as students, parents, and school administrators learn more about the many benefits of walking and biking to school. Join the thousands of children in Georgia and hundreds of thousands across the country and around the world that will walk this year!

International Walk to School Day events can be as simple or elaborate as a school desires. Schools can register their event with the National Safe Routes to School Resource Center at www.walkbiketoschool.org.  Georgia-specific resources are available on the Resource Center website at www.saferoutesga.org. Resources include a press release template for schools to use to encourage media coverage of their event.  "We have a few major walk and bike events throughout the year," says Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center Manager Patti Sistrunk. "But the biggest event is definitely International Walk to School Day, which we like to call iWalk."

Register early and submit your school's transportation data to make sure you get incentives this year! We may run out!