Safe Routes To School Programs

Walk/Bike Field Trip

Image of students standing in a line led by an adult in front of a crosswalk

Walk/Bike Field Trip is a field trip made by foot or by bicycle gives students a supportive environment in which to practice their pedestrian safety or bicycling skills and showcases the many benefits of walking and bicycling for transportation, including health and physical activity, pollution reduction, and cost savings. The destination of the field trip may vary, or the field trip could be the ride itself.

Target Audience
Elementary, middle school, high school, teachers

In-school lessons and hands on training for students

Increased walking, bicycling, transit use and carpooling
Improved walking, bicycling and safety behavior
Youth empowerment

Discussion Questions
Have you done a walking or biking field trip?
Are there places nearby that you would like to walk or bike to?

Contact Us

Have questions or looking for additional materials? Let us know how we can help! Linda Spohr at [email protected]


MnDOT Safe Routes to School Planning is a project of MnDOT.
This webpage was developed by Zan Associates in partnership with  Alta Planning + Design.

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