Tips for riding with kids

Tips for riding with kids

In a recent issue of Chicago Parent, Jane Healy, president of the Active Tr

Top transit suburbs

Top transit suburbs

The Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University recently issued a report ranking Northeast Illinois suburban communities for their transit service and access to transit.

Lakefront Trail Activities July 27-29

Lakefront Trail Activities July 27-29

Permitted activities that may affect your use of the Lakefront Trail July 27-29, 2012

Trail study to measure benefits to Illinois communities

Trail study to measure benefits to Illinois communities

Trails for Illinois, a non-profit trails advocacy group, will count and survey trail users on six regional Illinois trails for eight weeks this summer to measure trails’ impact on local econo

Schaumburg: An early adopter takes the next big step

Schaumburg: An early adopter takes the next big step

This blog post is one in a series of stories featuring some of the great changes happening in suburban Chicago communities.

Volunteer for the bike parking-a-palooza!

Volunteer for the bike parking-a-palooza!

Have a little free time the weekend of August 3-5? Interested in helping to improve biking in Chicago while encouraging people to ride their bikes to Lollapalooza? 

Ride respectfully: Don’t give bike critics ammunition

Ride respectfully: Don’t give bike critics ammunition

You may have seen Mark Konkol's recent rant against "crazed" cyclists in the

In case you missed it -- more planned bikeways announced!

In case you missed it -- more planned bikeways announced!

We recently learned about more buffered bike lanes planned for the 43rd and 44th wards.

Distracted driving: Don't do it

Distracted driving: Don't do it

If you are reading this blog, you probably know that Active Transportation Alliance is concerned about distracted driving.

Active Trans publishes groundbreaking design manual

Active Trans publishes groundbreaking design manual

Active Transportation Alliance is proud to announce the publication of our new design manual, Complete Streets, Complete Networks.

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