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Walking Bus

Walking Bus

A walking bus is a group of children walking to school with one or more adults. It's that simple.

Thinking about starting a Walking Bus at your school? The National Center for Safe Routes to School created a fantastic resource: How to Start a Walking Bus at Your School. This step-by-step guide outlines how to plan and implement a walking school bus for your school and includes proven tools, tips and real-world resources for a fast and easy start. 

Looking for an overview about walking buses and how to get started? Check out the handout below called "Starting a Walking School Bus," available in English and Spanish. 

Watch a walking bus in action: The Lyndale Walking Bus is the first of four grassroots wellness stories profiled in this Making It Better video. Find it on on YouTube:

If volunteers are concerend about liability, below is a consent form they can use. See below also for a frequent walkers punchcard that can help motivate children to make walking to school a regular habit.

A BIKE TRAIN is a variation on a walking bus.

A BUS STOP & WALK is a walking bus that involves nearly the whole school!