(Updated 11:20 p.m.) Tomorrow (Wednesday), Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is planning the 8th annual “Bike to School Day” to help foster healthy habits in local students.
The activity is part of a series of events throughout the area focused around promoting bicycling.
Students are encouraged to bike or walk to school and work, with parents encouraged to accompany their children to school and organize bike trains or walking groups.
FCPS also has a list of safe routes to and from each school in the county.
Tysons area schools with Bike to School Day activities include:
- Churchhill Road Elementary
- Colvin Run Elementary
- Cunningham Park Elementary
- Fairhill Elementary
- Graham Road Elementary
- Haycock Elementary
- Kilmer Middle
- Lemon Road Elementary
- Marshall Road Elementary
- Spring Hill Elementary
- Timber Lane Elementary
- Vienna Elementary
- Westbriar Elementary
- Wolf Trap Elementary
For those without kids in the schools, Bike to Work Day is May 17. Locals are encouraged to bike to work, even if it’s just for one day, to try out the healthy commute.
Participants in Bike to Work Day can register online to access 115 pit stops throughout the region and link up to commuter convoys.
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