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International Walk to School Day

23rd September 2014 by BAP Admin

 

Last year, more than 40 countries participated in International Walk to School Day. In Colorado, 145 schools signed up on the national website for the event, www.walkbiketoschool.org, including two Fort Collins schools. Read more…

Speak up for funding the low -stress bicycling network

9th September 2014 by BAP Admin

Increasingly I hear from people who say they love riding their bikes on our trails, but are afraid to ride on the streets. Research has shown that this sentiment is common among the general population; a seminal study in Portland, Oregon found that nearly 60 percent of the population is interested in bicycling, but concerned for their safety (commonly referred to as the “Interested but Concerned” population).

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Kids who walk and bike to school perform, behave better

26th August 2014 by BAP Admin

Research shows that kids who get to school under their own power learn better than their peers who catch a ride. Results from the “Mass Experiment 2012,” a study of 20,000 Danish children ages 5-19, show, “Children who walk or cycle to school rather than being driven by their parents have an increased power of concentration and the effect of this ‘exercise’ lasts all morning.”

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