Another Successful Walk to School Month in Florida

October was National Walk to School Month.  Nationally, a record 4,447 events registered on the walkbiketoschool.org website – 166 more than last year!  Florida set an all time high.  Last year 231 schools participated.  This year, we had 286 schools that walked.  This was an increase of 7.5%.  The top five states were:

Another Successful Walk to School Month in Florida

California . . . . . . . . . . . . 533

Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286

South Carolina . . . . . . . 277

Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251

Massachusetts . . . . . . . 239

Thanks to all for your efforts to promote and support Walk to School Day.  Nationwide, a record 5% of all elementary and middle schools registered.  Keep your eyes open for Bike to School Month, May 2014.  The FDOT Safety office works hard year-round to promote and prepare for these events.

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