October 4, 2000 - the first International Walk to School Day
- I bring this to your attention with a couple of thoughts in mind. The first
is for its pure interest from our carfree perspective.
And the second is to see if we can get together with all these fine people
for future car free days as well - whether they are organized as national or
international events, or even in a given place whenever the urge might
Let's keep thinking.
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On Wednesday, October 4, 2000 the world will celebrate the first
International Walk to School Day (iwalk for short). This site offers
information about what iwalk is, why this event is so important and how to
In a nutshell...
In recent years Walk to School events in a number of countries have created
powerful partnerships for change. The idea is for children, parents and
community leaders to walk to school together with a purpose -- to promote
safety, health, physical activity and concern for the environment. The
ultimate goal is to create a more walkable world community by community.
The Web site for the International Walk to School is at
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