International Walk to School Day is Oct. 9. Last year, 4,281 schools participated in the event. The event started in Chicago in the late 1990s and is sponsored by the Partnership for a Walkable America.
Does your child walk to school regularly? If not, why not? Tell us in the comments!
Two local schools are included in the list of participating International Walk to School sites. Other schools may be involved. Check with your school for more information.
The two schools listed are George C. Round Elementary School and Haydon Elementary School. Click on the school name for more info and contact information.
Drivers should be especially cautious around schools Wednesday, with the expected increase in students walking and biking to school.
Wednesday’s weather is expected to be partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. The high temperature Wednesday will be in the mid 60s.