Why Parents Drive Children to School Implications for Safe Routes to School Programs

  title={Why Parents Drive Children to School Implications for Safe Routes to School Programs},
  author={Noreen C. McDonald and Annette E. Aalborg},
Problem: Rates of walking and bicycling to school have declined sharply in recent decades, and federal and state governments have committed funds to reverse these trends. To increase rates of walking and biking to school will require understanding why many parents choose to drive their children to school and how well existing programs, like Safe Routes to School, work. Purpose: We aimed to understand why many parents choose to drive their children even short distances to school, and what… CONTINUE READING

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