Walking to School on the Rise Across America
"The long-term decline of walking and biking to school has been linked to the childhood obesity epidemic, a big share of morning rush hour traffic, and even kids’ lack of attention in class," writes Tanya Snyder. "It’s too soon to say that downward spiral is over. But there are hopeful signs."
"A new report released by the National Center for Safe Routes to School shows that more kids are walking. However, biking seems to be staying flat, and busing is down."