Active Trans throws a spoke wrench into your Southland holiday plans

Active Trans throws a spoke wrench into your Southland holiday plans

I’m an experienced, self-taught home bike mechanic, and have the deep knuckle scars and boxes of stripped & gouged bike parts and tools to prove it.

Lakefront Trail Activities November 26-December 6

Lakefront Trail Activities November 26-December 6

Activities that may affect your use of the Lakefront Trail November 26-December 6

Thursday, November 26

Turkey Trot 8k, Lincoln Park-Diversey Harbor, 8:30a.m.-Noon

Congratulations to the 2009 Hall of Fame inductees!

Congratulations to the 2009 Hall of Fame inductees!

Congratulations to the 2009 Hall of Fame inductees!

Love your bike shop!

Love your bike shop!

By Sojung Choi

Dropping temperatures are giving some bike shops a reason to celebrate. Here are some cool things that local bike shops are doing this winter:

 

Are you texting while driving?

Are you texting while driving?

Today, the Chicago Sun Times reported in this story that one-half of all 18-34 year olds admit to text mess

Complete Streets workshop huge success

Complete Streets workshop huge success

By Sojung Choi

Last Friday (the 13th) held out good luck for everyone that attended our free Complete Streets Workshop.

Move to a town with trails

Move to a town with trails

 As a bicycle advocate in the Chicago Southland (my livelihood), my phone rings lots of times to introduce me to someone who moved into a community for very good reasons (usually), but now som

Students Inspire Safer Community Through Drive With Care Program

Students Inspire Safer Community Through Drive With Care Program

Student leaders of Curie Metropolitan High School sent a personal message to Mayor Daley during the Active Trans Annual Member Meeting – help pass Illinois legislation HB 43, also known as th

Thank You Senator Durbin

Thank You Senator Durbin

Yesterday, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) signed on as a co-sponsor to S. 584, the national Complete Streets bill.

Northeast winds

Northeast winds

November is here and so are the strong Northeast winds. With those weather conditions comes water on the Lakefront Trail both south of Fullerton and at the Oak Street Bend.

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