Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 74

Topics in Episode 74:

  • International Walk to School Day at East Silver Spring Elementary School in Maryland.
  • The Walking to School Song.

  • ESS students lobby the Maryland legislature to make walking the official state exercise.

  • Rep. Earl Blumenauer (3rd District, OR) discusses the 8th National Rail~Volution Conference in Washington, DC.

  • The Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager at the Federal Highway Administration receives the APBP Lifetime Achievement Award in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

  • The Governor's Highway Safety Association meets in Saint Louis, Missouri.

  • The National Heart Foundation of Australia looks at the importance of walking to health in Adelaide, South Australia.

  • A consultant in Sydney, Australia, promotes Mobility Management.

Photo - Students and parents walk to school on International Walk to School Day.
International Walk to School Day at East Silver Spring Elementary School in Maryland.

Students and parents take part in International Walk to School Day at East Silver Spring Elementary School in Maryland. This is the fourth year that the school has participated. One major benefit: more students now walk to school on a daily basis.