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Second Grade Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Unit

By Safe Routes to School and Community Development Department

The Safe Routes to School program offers a Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Unit to all 2nd grade students in Cambridge Public Schools.

A second grade class after having their free bike helmets fit by a certified instructor.
This program runs during the school year.

Ages 7 and 8.

Grade 2nd grade.

Cambridge residents only


Adi Philson
Cambridge Community Development Department
TTY: 617-349-4621

No application or registration needed.


Contact us for more information.


The program location changes over time.

  • In-person only.

Additional information

For pedestrian safety, the concepts of crossing streets and intersections safely are taught and practiced in the real world. Students also learn how to navigate a parking lot lacking sidewalks. For bike safety, students learn how ensure a bike is safe to ride, basic maintenance, rules of the road, hand signals, and helmet fit. Students also receive a free helmet.