Sept 30, Oct 1 - 31 | international | iWalk, SHAPE AB, and Ontario Active School Travel
International Walk to School Month (IWALK) is an annual mass celebration of active transportation taking place around the world every October. It is an opportunity to encourage an active lifestyle (even as the temperatures drop) by getting students, parents, and teachers alike outside and walking!
Walk to School Week: Sept 30 - Oct 5
Walk to School Day: Oct 2
Join the movement and millions of walkers around the world as they walk to school during this week!
CAL resources on Active Transportation
Our website has information, research and resources to assist you with promoting active transportation and physical activity, for example:
- Bike 2019: A conference to explore and engage in a conversation about the research, policy, and practice around cycling as a mode of active transport. A 4-page summary and a 40-min video are available.
- School Active Transportation Survey: A perspective from champions - a report and infographic that highlights the active transportation champions' experiences, including barriers faced, strategies utilized to implement school active transportation, as well as what they perceived would facilitate successful implementation of school active transportation.
- Benefits of Active Transportation - a 4-page fact sheet.
- CAL Resources section > select Active Transportation in the Categories field. Examples of resources: school travel planning toolkit; the wheels on the bike go round & round; let's go for a walk; systematic reviews; and more