Montgomery County schools participated in the second annual event. Bike to School Day at
|Bike to School Day activities at Piney Branch Elementary School|
“In March, Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institute told the National Bike Summit that societal trends are favoring bicycling, that at this moment there is a tremendous bicycle wave rolling through America,” said Lauren Marchetti, director of the National Center for Safe Routes to School, which coordinates National Bike to School Day. “If the success of our second annual Bike to School Day is any indication, I’d say Mr. Katz is on to something.”
For more information, see the National Center for Safe Routes to School's website. Also see MCDOT's Safe Routes to School website for more tips on safe walking and biking to county schools.