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Photo: Princeton Celebrates International Walk to School Day

Students from Community Park School and crossing guard Joe Scullion show their Walk to School Day spirit bright and early this morning.
Students from Community Park School and crossing guard Joe Scullion show their Walk to School Day spirit bright and early this morning. Photo: Abby Allen.

 

International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day. It began in 1997 as a one-day event. Over time the event has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school and a celebration each October. Thousands of schools across America – from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico – participate every October.

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Some Princeton students like John Witherspoon 6th grader Emma McMahon biked to school today. Photo: Sue McMahon.
Jerry Foster from the Greater Mercer Transportation Management Association with students at this morning's Johnson Park Elementary School event. Foster is showing quizzing students about  bike and walk safety.
Jerry Foster from the Greater Mercer Transportation Management Association with students at this morning’s Johnson Park Elementary School event. Foster is showing quizzing students about bike and walk safety.

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Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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