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Why, and How, Kids Should Walk or Bike to School

Bonnie O'Keefe

For the past 20 years, only about 10% of students walked or biked to school. Back in 1969, that number was over 40%. We make a case for dedicated infrastructure and investment to help more students walk or bike to school and reap environmental, safety, and health benefits.