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PRESS RELEASE

National Bike to School Day 2018


May 3, 2018 (Moscow, Idaho) — Safe Routes to School will hold its annual “Fill the Racks” events on Wednesday May 9th, 2018 which is also National Bike to School Day.  Approximately 2,000 students from ten Moscow Schools, kindergarten through high school, will participate along with parents, teachers and community leaders and over University of Idaho students and athletes. 

Biking is a fun and healthy way for children to get to and from school. May is national Bike Month and this event is one of many to get involved in. Please see www.bikeforlifemoscow.com for more information about events to participate in. 

Students are encouraged to wear helmets for safety and bright clothing for visibility.  Help your student plan a safe route to their school. Recommended routes to your school showing completed sidewalks and marked crosswalks are available at 
www.SR2Smoscow.com/maps. Visit the webpage and click on a school for printable and interactive maps.   

All Moscow residents are asked to drive with extra caution in a school zones to help accommodate the high volume of children walking and biking to school on this day.  The Moscow Police Department will offer additional safety patrol at school sites. 

The Moscow Safe Routes to School program is based in the Movement Sciences Department, College of Education Health and Human Sciences at the University of Idaho. For additional information, please contact Erin Bacon at 509-432-4787 or via email at ebacon@uidaho.edu.

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Story Contact: Erin Bacon, Safe Routes to School Coordinator
Phone: 509.432.4787
Email: ebacon@uidaho.edu

For additional information, please visit these websites:

Moscow Safe Routes to School www.SR2Smoscow.com 
Walk to School Day in the USA www.walkbiketoschool.org
National Center for Safe Routes to School www.saferoutesinfo.org 
Bike for Life Moscow www.bikeforlifemoscow.com

City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
Email - griedner@ci.moscow.id.us
Website - www.ci.moscow.id.us

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