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Now is the time to signup for International Walk + Bike to School Day!

Friends!

DSC_0183-300x199 Is your school on the list of schools that have already registered for International Walk+Bike to School Day?

If not, now is the time to register! International Walk+Bike to School Day is coming up on October 5!

Join students and families across the globe who are celebrating International Walk+Bike to School Day to promote the benefits of safe, healthy, active transportation.

Be one of the first 240 schools to register, and you'll receive a FREE package of incentive prizes - including a Nutcase helmets, neon shoelaces, and reflective stickers - to encourage students to walk and bike.

If you've already signed up, your incentive package will arrive in mid-September. Now is the time to start preparing the day's event. This year, Walk+Bike partners are offering several training opportunities along with resources available online.

Want some tips on how to organize? We've got lots of 20th and 21st century options...
 

 

Wednesday, September 14th

Walk + Bike Coordinator Webinar
3:30PM – 4:15PM
Walk + Bike Coordinator Webinar

 

For those who are new to W+B Day, learn from seasoned pros. And for those who have participated, hear new ideas for a successful event. Features three Oregon communities and what they have done in their urban, suburban, and rural locations.

To RSVP, please email lynnemutrie@comcast.net

Thursday, September 15th

International Walk + Bike Day Training
4:00PM – 5:00PM at the Belmont Library, 1038 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd.

Overview of how to organize International W+B Day at your school and receive free incentives from Safe Routes to School.
RSVP to Carolina Iraheta Gonzalez, Safe Routes to School – Organizer, Carolina.Iraheta@portlandoregon.gov, Phone: 503-823-1189

Monday, September 19th

International Walk + Bike Day Training
3:30PM – 4:30PM at the North Portland Library, 512 N Killingsworth St.

Overview of how to organize International W+B Day at your school and receive free incentives from Safe Routes to School.
RSVP to Carolina Iraheta Gonzalez, Safe Routes to School – Organizer, Carolina.Iraheta@portlandoregon.gov, Phone: 503-823-1189

Tuesday, September 20th

International Walk + Bike Day Training
12:00PM – 1:00PM at the Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave
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Overview of how to organize International W+B Day at your school and receive free incentives from Safe Routes to School.
RSVP to Carolina Iraheta Gonzalez, Safe Routes to School – Organizer, Carolina.Iraheta@portlandoregon.gov, Phone: 503-823-1189


We also have some great free resources for Portland schools – including maps and incentive prizes for students – available from the City of Portland’s Safe Routes to School. Click here to order online, or contact Safe Routes at SafeRoutes@PortlandOregon.gov or 503-823-1189 to request a paper order form.

We're excited to have you back and are looking forward to a great International Walk+Bike to School Day!


Dear Gabe,

DSC_0183-300x199Welcome back to Walk + Bike season!

Is your school on the list of schools that have already registered for International Walk+Bike to School Day?

If not, now is the time to register! International Walk+Bike to School Day is coming up on October 5!

Join students and families across the globe who are celebrating International Walk+Bike to School Day to promote the benefits of safe, healthy, active transportation.

Be one of the first 240 schools to register, and you'll receive a FREE package of incentive prizes - including a Nutcase helmets, neon shoelaces, and reflective stickers - to encourage students to walk and bike.

If you've already signed up, your incentive package will arrive in mid-September. Now is the time to start preparing the day's event. This year, Walk+Bike partners are offering several training opportunities along with resources available online.

Walk+Bike Coordinator Webinar
School coordinators around the state can participate in a free webinar training on September 14th from 3:30 - 4:15PM. To RSVP, please email lynnemutrie@comcast.net

image001Walk+Bike Blog
Also on the blog, we are sharing tips and successes from schools around the state so we can spread ideas and learn from each other. If you've got tips/stories to share, email us about doing a feature on your school/community.

Portland Coordinator Resources
If you are in Portland there are in-person trainings on 8/30, 9/15, 9/19, and 9/20 (check out this calendar of events to get times and addresses). 

There are also some great free resources for Portland schools – including maps and incentive prizes for students – available from the City of Portland’s Safe Routes to School. Click 
here to order online, or contact Safe Routes at SafeRoutes@PortlandOregon.gov or 503-823-1189 to request a paper order form.

We're excited to have you back and are looking forward to a great Walk+Bike Day! 

All the best!

-The Walk+Bike Team