Making Bike to School Day Events Accessible to All Students

Bike to School Day events provide the opportunity for children to bond with peers and role models, learn about safety, practice biking skills, form habits contributing to an active lifestyle, meet community members and more. Whenever possible, it’s important to include children with special needs in these events so that they can take advantage of all the opportunities that a Bike to School Day provides.

The Access for All Students page on provides information about how to promote accessibility in walking and biking events. To learn more about how2011 Safe Routes to School Award recipient Heatherwood Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado, recently involved students with autism in its Bike to School Day event, visit