Make Tracks Active Travel Challenge

April 19, 2016

The Make Tracks Active Travel Challenge inspires students to get physical activity by giving kids a monthly goal and a way to track active trips with minimal administration by parents or school staff. Make Tracks can be started… Read more »

WOW! (Walk/Wheel on Wednesday)

A great way to encourage students to walk, bike, explore, and learn throughout the school year is to launch an ongoing walking and riding challenge.  The WOW! (Walk/Wheel On Wednesday) program is a good first step, encouraging kids and… Read more »

Walking School Bus (WSB)

A Walking School Bus (WSB) functions like a regular bus, except that children walk with a leader along a set route with scheduled stops. Starting a WSB at a school gives parents the assurance that kids will arrive… Read more »

Physical Fitness and Academic Achievement

November 3, 2014

Encouraging walking and biking to school isn’t just good for the body; it also improves academic performance.  A review of the research looking at the connections between fitness and academic achievement show that adding more… Read more »

City of Tucson Bikeways Maps

This website provides maps to help bicyclists find the most appropriate route to reach their destination in the City of Tucson and greater Pima County.  Help children find the safest and most appealing bicycling route in… Read more »

Find the Right Fit – Bicycles

A first step to biking to school is getting a correctly sized bicycle — It makes for a safer and more enjoyable ride.  Find your bike size using this bicycle frame size calculator (first link), and… Read more »