Pima County families to 'walk and roll' to school - Tucson News Now

Pima County families to 'walk and roll' to school

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Thousands of families across the county will walk, ridebikes, skate or scoot to school on April 4.

"Walk n' Roll to School Day" is held every year during BikeFest to encourage physical activity, reduce traffic congestion, and providefamily members with an opportunity to spend quality time with each other and toconnect with neighbors.

Many participating schools received special training fromthe Pima County Department of Transportation and Safe Kids Pima County, accordingto a news release.

Schools to register before April 2 will receive a scooter toraffle off to one of its students.

For more information, contact Olga.Valenzuela-Ochoa@pima.gov.

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