Fun Biking Q & A’s

  • What percent of kids ride their bikes to school now?

    Less than 1 percent

  • What percent of kids rode their bikes in the 1970s?

    Over 60 percent   (Surface Transportation Policy Project, Caught in the Crosswalk)

  • How long does it take to walk ¼ mile or bike 1 mile?

    10 minutes (Pedestrian Federation of America)

  • What percent of morning traffic is parents driving their children to school?

    20-25% (Department of Environment and Transport Regions, London, England; Marin CMA)

  • True or False: Fifty percent of children that are hit by cars near school are hit by cars driven by parents of other students. (Washington State Department of Transportation).

    True

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