The Trace PTO Walk n’ Roll committee works with our school and city to make walking and biking to school more safe, welcoming, regular, and fun.

Fall 2022 Events

Walk n’ Roll Days

We’re keeping up our monthly Walk n’ Roll Days this school year! Kids walking, biking, scooting, or otherwise getting themselves to school receive a special sticker, pen, or pencil. If you’d like to participate but don’t have quite enough time, try parking and walking the last few blocks to school. You can also sign up to volunteer at these and other events to hand out prizes! We will have a Walk n’ Roll Day first Wednesdays of the month. See our flyer for dates (English, Spanish).

NEXT WALK N’ ROLL DAY: Wednesday, October 12, 2022 *Special Viva Escuela event in the morning!*

Viva EscuelaSJ

Wednesday, October 12th, is International Walk to School Day and to celebrate we are working with the city to host a Viva EscuelaSJ event. Experience walking or rolling on a car-free street and enjoy obstacle courses, educational activities, and free treats before school starts. Please note we will be shutting down the below street area.

See flyer: English, Spanish

Need a Bike or Have a Spare?

If you need a bike or have one you’d like to donate, Community Cycles of California and Good Karma Bikes are great neighborhood resources for getting good quality used bicycles at a reasonable cost.

Bike Together

Trace currently has two groups of families that bike to school regularly and would love for you to join them. These “bike trains” make it both safer and much more fun to bike to school. One train comes from the east and the other from the west. You can find their routes and schedules on our Bike Trains page.

Coming from the north or south? We’d love to help you start a bike train to Trace from your neighborhood. Get in touch via [email protected].

Crosswalk Visibility Zones

Trace Walk n’ Roll has set cones in red-curb no parking zones to establish “Visibility Zones” near the crosswalks closest to our school entrances. Keeping these zones car-free means drivers and kids crossing the street can see one another. Thank you for your cooperation and patience as we work to make these zones clear and effective.

Spring 2023 Events

We are still working on organizing some fun events for the Spring so stay tuned! If you have ideas or want to help organize please sign up to volunteer here.

Why Walk or Bike?

Human-powered transportation makes for cleaner air, engaged kids who care for our planet, neighbors that know one another, energized students who are ready to learn, and lots of joy along the way.

Join Trace Walk n’ Roll

Volunteers get to support happy kids having fun getting to school, for example by handing out goodies at our Walk n’ Roll Days or helping city staff put on a Walk n’ Roll Rodeo. In addition to volunteering, you can help organize these and other events by attending our committee meetings every Tuesday morning (generally at 8:20 outside the Trace office). Got ideas to get more families walking and biking? Email us via [email protected] or sign up via