Over the last two years GreenTown Los Altos, working with public school teachers within Los Altos and Los Altos Hills, have surveyed how students travel to school.
In the latest survey ended May 2013, 67% of 7-8th graders, 51% of 4-6 graders, and 41% of K-3 graders – Walked, biked, carpooled, bused, or scootered to school.
WoW! 67% of 7-8th graders, 51% of 4-6 graders, 41% of K-3 graders -walked, biked, carpooled, bused, or scootered to school!!!
After two years of tracking students, there is a noticeable trend.
For the 2013-14 school year, GreenTown’s Bike/Walk program is concentrating efforts to increase bike education in the elementary schools – specifically 3rd and 4th graders by:
To help make a difference in our community, we count on our membership to support efforts to increase safety around our schools and support a better transportation method. If you want to be the difference in student transportation, become a member at http://www.greentownlosaltos.org/