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Superintendent and Austin ISD Police Chief to Participate In "International Walk to School Day"

Austin, TX— Austin Independent School District (AISD) Superintendent Meria Carstarphen and AISD Police Chief Ernesto Riojas will walk with hundreds of children during "International Walk to School Day," on October 5, 2011. This marks the 11th year Safe Kids Austin has partnered with AISD to build awareness for pedestrian safety and encourage exercise for students.

What: Remarks from Superintendent Carstarphen and Chief Riojas regarding pedestrian safety

Where: Walk begins at Principe de Paz Church

1204 Peyton Gin Road, Austin, Texas 78758

Walk ends at Wooldridge Elementary

1410 Norseman Terrace, Austin, Texas 78758

When: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

7:00 a.m. Walk begins

8:00 a.m. Superintendent remarks

Who: AISD Superintendent Meria Carstarphen and AISD Police Chief Ernesto Riojas

To see a map of the walking route, please go to http://g.co/maps/3ngty