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SafeKids

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11,000 SAFER, HEALTHIER KIDS
Basic maintenance
Health benefits
As safe transportation
13%
These Bicyclists Count
Today only 13% of kids bike or walk to school
MassBike Safe Routes to School instructors have reached 11,000 kids who now know more about bicycling
48%
In 1969 48% of kids biked or walked to school
And childhood obesity for ages 6-11 has more than doubled
Your Help Makes Bicyclists Count
2008: 19.6% of kids are obese
1970s: 6.5% of kids are obese
BICYCLISTS COUNT
Source:  How Children Get to School: School Travel Patterns From 1969 to 2009, Prepared by the National Center for Safe Routes to School November 2011
Source:  Prevalence of Obesity Among Children and Adolescents: United States, Trends 1963-1965 Through 2007-2008 Center for Disease Control and Prevention
And So Does Your Support!