Make your voice heard

Make your voice heard

Active Transportation Alliance members: We want your input.

New compliance schedule for updating some traffic control devices

New compliance schedule for updating some traffic control devices

In 2009, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) adopted a new version of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, which lays out guidelines for traffic signals, signs and road surface mark

Federal Funding for Active Transportation

Federal Funding for Active Transportation

The Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) program is one of the most important funding sources for bicycle, pedestrian and transit projects.

Small steps forward from Springfield

Small steps forward from Springfield

Gov. Pat Quinn recently signed several bills into law that are of interest to pedestrians and cyclists.

Chicago wants motorists to stop for pedestrians

Chicago wants motorists to stop for pedestrians

As reported in last week's Sun Times, the City of Chicago wants motorists to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.

Thanks Gov. Quinn for staying strong on speeding

Thanks Gov. Quinn for staying strong on speeding

Last week, Gov. Pat Quinn signed HB 1112 into law.

Transportation Enhancements funds cut for 2011 round

Transportation Enhancements funds cut for 2011 round

For major spending categories, the U.S. Congress adopts bills that set long-term funding goals.

Federal funding in peril

Federal funding in peril

This week, the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee unveiled its plans for the new surface transportation authorization bill.

New rumble strip rules put the squeeze on cyclists

New rumble strip rules put the squeeze on cyclists

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently published guidance on the use of rumble strips, which, unfortunately, represents a major step backward for people who bicycle.

Environmental literacy for Illinois gets updated

Environmental literacy for Illinois gets updated

Every five years, the master plan for environmental education in Illinois is updated to reflect the current needs, programs, resources and technology.

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