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have you heard of 'bike buses' before?

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"Bike buses," which are adult-led group bike rides to school, are sweeping through communities.

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Many families are giving up their cars in favor of a sweatier morning bike ride with friends that is led by adult volunteers.

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The initiative is a call to action to fight climate change, promote exercise, and lessen traffic at school drop-off locations.

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Additionally, it merely makes the kids happier, according to both parents and kids.

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Olson and Minneapolis Public Schools worked together six years ago to operate a 2-mile bike bus that dropped off students at two primary schools.

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Olson has overseen 11 semi-annual cycle buses that have seen a participant increase from 60 to over 150 thus far.

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About eight stops are made along the way to pick up kids, many of whom are being escorted by parents or older siblings.

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Bike buses are also common in other nations like Spain and Canada.

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