Bike train helps students resume riding to school

06/6/2011 | Oregonian (Portland), The

Volunteers have organized a chaperoned bike train to allow students to ride their bikes to a Portland, Ore., school, a practice once deemed unsafe and banned by school officials. Participants set a record last week, with 150 people joining the weekly bike train. The program now receives support from the city's Safe Routes to School program as well as parents and school officials, and has expanded to 12 additional schools.

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