At our 30th Anniversary Soiree on February 22, Active Trans will be giving U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski our Extra Mile Award for his continued support for cleaner, healthier transportation in the region.
Lipinski, representing Illinois’ Third District, is the state’s senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Among his recent accomplishments are reinstating a national commuter tax benefit and playing a key role in passing a new transportation bill.
Lipinski grew up in the same district he now governs, which includes parts of the southwest side of Chicago, southwest Cook County, and northeastern Will County. He and his wife, Judy, reside in Western Springs.
Recently, we had the opportunity to talk with the Congressman about his role...