Did You Know?

Roughly every three days, one person biking or walking is killed by someone driving a car in the Chicago region.

Walk and Roll to School Day Mini Grant Program!

Join schools around the world in celebrating International Walk to School Day on Oct. 6!

Schools are invited to apply for Walk and Roll to School Day minigrants that include $500 in cash, promotional items (banners, signs and mile markers), Clif bars and a $100 credit toward training and equipment for AAA's School Safety Patrol Program. The minigrant program is sponsored by the Active Transportation Alliance along with other partner organizations.

Applications are available at roll and are due by July 2, 2010. Schools in Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will are eligible to apply.

This program provides resources for schools to execute high quality Walk and Roll to School Day festivities, and promote walking and biking to school as safe, popular modes of transportation throughout the year. Visit to download a copy of the application.