APS News Release

Join us for Walk and Bike to School Day on Oct. 10

Walk-and-Bike_2013_APS - SwansonTo promote the great health, environmental, community-building and the benefits of walking and biking to school, Arlington Public Schools will take part in Walk and Bike to School Day 2018 on Wed, Oct. 10.*

This year marks the 22nd annual international celebration, and students here in Arlington will once again join schools, families, community members, law enforcement and elected officials around the world in celebrating the joys of walking and biking to school.

Held annually on the first Wednesday in October (this year it’s on the second Wednesday — October 10), Walk and Bike to School Day also helps to raise community awareness about the importance of pedestrian and bicycle safety education, safe routes to schools, well-maintained walkways, and traffic calming in our neighborhoods and around our schools.

Visit Walk and Bike to School Day, Virginia’s Safe Routes to School site, and use WalkArlington’s Walk and Bike to School Day Toolkit for tips and additional resources.  Share your story when you walk the walk on October 10 with our 2018 hashtag #APSWalk2SchoolDay!

*In the event of severe inclement weather on Oct. 10, event will take place on Oct. 17.