The City Where Even 5-year-olds Bike to School

Would you let your kindergartener pedal themselves to school?

While many parents might believe that it’s unsafe to allow a 5-year-old to ride their bike to kindergarten, parents and school administrators in the city of Odense, Denmark believe that, actually, it’s the other way around. As the Washington Post reports, one elementary school in the small Danish city goes as far to disallow parents from driving to school, saying the presence of cars is unsafe for the hundreds of students who arrive each morning by bike, on foot, or on skateboards.

Read the original article at Momentum Magazine by Hilary Angus.

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