CTA and Metra budgets struggle to maintain the status quo – and that’s not good enough

CTA and Metra budgets struggle to maintain the status quo – and that’s not good enough

I’d like to hear this announcement on my train one day: “Your attention please: CTA and Metra are stuck while waiting for leadership from our elected leaders.” I say this because

Allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally and, therefore, more safely

Allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally and, therefore, more safely

In Illinois, undocumented immigrants can't get a drivers license, which means they are driving without proper training and education.

Commuter challenges aren't just for bikes

Commuter challenges aren't just for bikes

For more than 20 years, the Active Transportation Alliance has been organizing the annual Bike Commuter Challenge in celebration of Chicagoland's Bike to Work Week during the month of June.

Help improve biking, walking and transit on Green Bay Road

Help improve biking, walking and transit on Green Bay Road

The Village of Kenilworth in Chicago's North Suburbs is in the early stages of creating a Green Bay Road Corridor and Streetscape Plan.

Grants will boost transportation options in North Suburbs

Grants will boost transportation options in North Suburbs

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) was formed in 2005 to guide and oversee land use and transportation planning for the region.

Responding to the proposed CTA budget

Responding to the proposed CTA budget

Every year it seems Chicagoland transit riders get less transit service for their money.

Construction underway for new bikeways!

Construction underway for new bikeways!

Construction of the Dearborn Street protected bike lane is now officially underway!

Your input is needed on the new Chicagoland Bike Map

Your input is needed on the new Chicagoland Bike Map

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Let's make it safer and easier to access parks

Let's make it safer and easier to access parks

Active Trans is working with municipalities across Chicagoland, advocating for safe park zone policies and street safety improvements around parks.

Have a say in Metra's budget and strategic plan!

Have a say in Metra's budget and strategic plan!

On November 7, Riders for Better Transit attended the Metra hearing on the proposed 2013 budget and strategic plan.

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