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Record Breaking Participation in Walk & Roll to School Day!

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Photo by Arunsankar Muralitharan

On October 8, International Walk & Roll to School Day, nearly 90 schools and 14,000 children across San Francisco participated in a record-breaking Walk & Roll to School Day. Thanks to the efforts of the SF Safe Routes to Schools Partnership, over 85% of San Francisco Unified School District elementary schools participated, growing the event by 10% this year.

At Bessie Carmichael Elementary School, over 150 students walked with parents, or joined one of five “walking school buses,” to make their way through SoMa to reach school before the bell rang, sending a strong message to thousands of nearby commuters: families live here, children walk here. Read more about the citywide media event. 

Thank you to Kaiser Permanente and AT&T for their sponsorship.

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