Ever been doored?

Ever been doored?

Car doors suddenly opening are the scourge of urban cycling. They are unpredictable, strike suddenly and can cause serious damage with tragic results.

Final RTA public hearings for 2011 budget

Final RTA public hearings for 2011 budget

Heads up that the RTA will have three final public input opportunities next week for their 2011 budget.

Cyclocross returns to Montrose Harbor

Cyclocross returns to Montrose Harbor

Cyclocross returns to Chicago on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

Here we go 'round the Roundabout...

Here we go 'round the Roundabout...

They aren't just for Europeans anymore.

Roundabouts - Bike and Pedestrian Friendly?

Roundabouts - Bike and Pedestrian Friendly?

On Friday, the New York Times ran an interesting story on roundabouts.

Tell your congressman to extend transit parity

Tell your congressman to extend transit parity

The current tax-deduction for transit riders of $230, increased from $120 in 2009, is set to expire next month unless congress acts to extend the benefit.

Active Trans helps 500 cyclists get around safely at night

Active Trans helps 500 cyclists get around safely at night

Active Trans staff and volunteers hit up four intersections during evening rush hours over the past two weeks, making sure every cyclist who rode by had a headlight.

Bike Town Bash, a night to remember

Bike Town Bash, a night to remember

I never expected the 2009 Bike Town Bash - Active Trans' annual winter fundraiser - to be anything beyond a single night of fun and networking in support of an organization very dear to me.

Congrats to Active Trans' Steve Buchtel!

Congrats to Active Trans' Steve Buchtel!

Yesterday at the National Trails Symposium, Active Trans' own Steve Buchtel was honored as Illinois Trail Worker of the year. Congratulations Steve!

“Hey Chicago, what would encourage you to walk, bike or take CTA more often?”

“Hey Chicago, what would encourage you to walk, bike or take CTA more often?”

That’s what the Give a Minute campaign is asking Chicagoans.

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