This one is easy. Take your bike. Ride to school.
This year, Walk to School Day was a huge success in Los Angeles. Over 100 schools participated in the event, it drew attention from the local media, and the messaging in said media was more than just, “LOOK–CUTE KIDS WALKING TO SCHOOL.” Nice work, LADOT, Nelson/Nygaard, and the hundreds of volunteers and school officials that […]
One of the things that always gives me some hope that our civilization hasn’t completely lost it’s way, is watching the “Bike It! Walk It!” Day event grow and develop in recent years. The next Bike It Walk It is next week, on either October 3rd or 5th (more details below). For those not familiar […]
This Walktober, a record eighty-five schools in the City of Los Angeles participated in LADOT’s “Walk to School Day” Program. The total number dwarfed those of past years, as more and more schools are actively encouraging students to walk to school. Richland Elementary School, where my son is currently enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten, was one […]
Let’s just jump right in, shall we? Monday – Bike Week kicks off in L.A. in just a couple of minutes. Join Metro and City executives and some of the city’s top bike advocates at Exposition Park at 10:00 A.M. Get the details, right here. Monday – When it comes to Bike Week, the City […]
Last week, I used the dual media events of Bike Week and the opening of the Expo Line extension to speak at my kids’ schools about Livable Streets issues. Joe and I thought it could make an interesting follow-up to our 2014 guide to planning a Walk/Bike to School Day for a school that does not already […]
The Samohi Solar Alliance challenges you to GET TO SCHOOL WITHOUT A CAR! On late start Wednesday, October 6th, be part of a youth movement at Santa Monica High School: -Ride your bike. -Take the bus. -Walk. -Pogo-stick. -Skateboard. -Rollerblade. Get to school pollution free and get a free treat at our lunchtime party. Bike […]