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Rolling Bike Trains Join Walkers During International Walk-to-School Day in Rye

Rye New England's Fall colors contrasted with early morning shadows as a rolling bike train moves along a Rye street at the start of International Walk-to-School Day. Rye These youngsters were paying close attention as they rode along the shoulder of the busy road.
Rye Another group of cyclists heads up a slightly uphill stretch of road on their way to school. Rye An orange flag and high-visibility clothing make the trip safer as a younster on the back of a tandem bicycle gets some exercise on her way to Rye Elementary School.
Concord A police officer on a mountain bike escorted the bike trains, shown here at an intersection near the school. Concord A student signs in after participating in International Walk-to-School Day.
Rye Rye dads got involved in Walk-to-School Day by riding with the kids, walking, or pulling them in a wagon -- which is more efficient, less expensive, and cleaner than a station wagon Rye There is more than one way to get to school using human power. Strollers worked for the pre-school crowd, and at least one youngster used a scooter. Note the departing adult walker and cyclists leaving Rye Elementary School.
Rye Signs at the crosswalk near the elementary school made drivers aware of kids walking and riding bicycles to school on Walk-to-School Day.    

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