News and Updates
May 2, 2018

May 28th to June 1st Is Bike to School Week

Participating in Bike to School Week can have many benefits for students, staff, and families

 

May 28th to June 1st is Bike to School Week. This event encourages school communities to get excited about active transportation! Bike to School Week will be coordinated for schools located in the Metro Vancouver area by HUB Cycling and for schools located in other parts of B.C. by Bike to Work BC.

Participating in Bike to School Week can have many benefits for students, staff, and families, including:

  • Supporting daily physical activity and active transportation to school
  • Providing a foundation for healthy lifestyles and a lifelong love of biking
  • Empowering students to arrive at school energized and ready to learn
  • Enhancing connections between students, staff and families in a fun and engaging way
  • Allowing students to practice safe biking skills and identify safe routes to school
  • Encouraging independence and responsible decision making
  • Reducing school traffic congestion and vehicle emissions
  • Enhancing green initiatives at school

HUB Cycling has compiled a list of cycling safety tips and Bike to Work BC has compiled a list of safety resources to help schools ensure the safety of students, staff, and families during Bike to School Week.

Learn more about participating in Bike to School Week for schools located in the Metro Vancouver area and for schools located in other parts of B.C. Share in the excitement and get riding!