Getting to School

Walking and bicycling to and from school are great ways to get a jump start to your day! Walking or bicycling to school improves children's concentration, boosts moods and alertness, and enhances memory, creativity, and overall learning.

Not only are walking and bicycling fun and healthy but they also: help reduce air pollution, build a sense of community, encourage and promote safety and save money.
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Why Walk and Bike To School?

It's fun! Walking and bicycling to school is a fun way to prepare your mind and body for the school day.
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It's healthy! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise a day.
It's good for the environment! Walking and bicycling helps reduce air pollution.
It saves money! Walking and bicycling to school helps lower transportation costs for families, communities and school districts.
It promotes safe walking and bicycling! With more kids walking and bicycling to school there will be less vehicle traffic creating a safer environment around the school.


Billings Traffic Engineering: School Zones

Billings Public Schools

School Crossing Guard Criteria

Journeys From Home Montana

SRTS Study

Billings Trail Map

National Center for Safe Routes to School

Walk Bike to School

Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program

User Groups

Getting Around


Secure Storage

Bicycles and Business
Families on Bikes
Getting to School
Seniors on a Roll
Women in Motion
Facilities and Markings
Routes and Maps
Tips for Traveling
Traveling on Foot
Billings 2011 Bike Plan
BMVPhone: AmeriCorps VISTA
Complete Streets Policy
Additional Resources
Bicycle Parking
Bicycle Security

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