National Bike To School Day May 8

Julie Hawkins

National Bike To School Day May 8

By Julie Hawkins. CREATED May 7, 2013

Omaha, NE - Safe Routes Nebraska is encouraging kids, parents, educators and community leaders to join schools from across the country and celebrate National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 8.

Bike to School Day events raise awareness of the need to create safer routes for bicycling and walking and emphasize the importance of increasing physical activity among children and improving pedestrian safety.

Bike to School Day is also just a fun way to celebrate the benefits of daily exercise.