State bike plan signals new direction for IDOT

State bike plan signals new direction for IDOT

We were pleased to see the release of the first-ever Illinois Bike Transportation Plan earlier this week

State announces $52.7 million of "transportation enhancement" projects

State announces $52.7 million of "transportation enhancement" projects

In the past week, the state committed to funding a variety of important biking and pedestrian projects through the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP). The 71 projects are recei

Transit task force report: Chicagoland worst among peers due to years of underfunding and transit-unfriendly development

Transit task force report: Chicagoland worst among peers due to years of underfunding and transit-unfriendly development

Juicy political scandals make for good reading, which is why media coverage of the Northeastern Illinois Pub

Active Transportation Alliance announces plans to launch Skivvy bike sharing system

Active Transportation Alliance announces plans to launch Skivvy bike sharing system

The Active Transportation Alliance today announced plans to launch a new summer-only bike share system called Skivvy.

Speeding down at nearly all speed camera locations

Speeding down at nearly all speed camera locations

In December I wrote about Chicago speed cameras reducing speeding 65 percent in just 51

Top streets for creating car-free spaces in Chicago

Top streets for creating car-free spaces in Chicago

To spur conversation about expanding the number of car-free public streets and plazas in Chicago, Active Trans just released a list of twenty streets and locations with strong potential.

What's your 2014 biking, walking and transit agenda for Chicago?

What's your 2014 biking, walking and transit agenda for Chicago?

Active Trans is meeting soon with the Chicago Department of Transportation’s new Commissioner, Rebekah Scheinfeld, and sharing our recommendations for CDOT’s priorities in the new year.

Time for next-generation protected bike lanes

Time for next-generation protected bike lanes

Protected bike lanes are one of the best tools we have to encourage more people to use bicycles as transportation.

New commish named for Chicago DOT

New commish named for Chicago DOT

Mayor Emanuel has selected CTA Senior Vice President Rebekah Scheinfeld to be the next Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner.

Chicago speed cameras reduce speeding 65 percent in less than two months

Chicago speed cameras reduce speeding 65 percent in less than two months

The Chicago Department of Transportation recently announced that its first nine speed cameras had done something remarkable: Reduced speeding at those locations by 65 percent in less than two month

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