Have you ever tried walking to work? If that’s not possible, just skip using your car at least once per month. Is there some place you can walk to instead of using the car?  Perhaps walk with your kids to the park or to a friend’s house.


Did you know?


The average person can walk about a quarter mile in five minutes?
Generally we burn 100 calories per mile of walking
Walking to work allows you to combine your daily exercise with your commute!


Don’t forget:


Wear comfortable shoes.
Be visible and be mindful of your surroundings.
Be prepared for bad weather, just in case!
Carry a water bottle when temperatures are hot.
Walk with your kids to school.




Resources for Parents/Children


Safe Routes To School

Kids Walk to School Program

Walking School Bus


More Pedestrian Resources


Walkable America Checklist

Run the Planet

Running Times