2014 Illinois Safe Routes to School awards announced

2014 Illinois Safe Routes to School awards announced

Great news arrived yesterday for thousands of school children and families in Illinois.

Chicagoans want a safer and more accessible North Lake Shore Drive

Chicagoans want a safer and more accessible North Lake Shore Drive

As the public process for the reconstruction of North Lake Shore Drive continues, the demand for biking, walking and transit improvements throughout the corridor is becoming increasingly clear.

Update: Crucial biking and walking funds appear safe — for now . . .

Update: Crucial biking and walking funds appear safe — for now . . .

Good news from our nation's capital!

Divvy bike sharing now open! A few tips for your first ride

Divvy bike sharing now open! A few tips for your first ride

Chicago’s Divvy bike-sharing system opened for business last night at a (wet) launch party at Daley Plaza where dozens of Divvy members — including me — took inaugural rides.

Big benefits for people biking and walking in new safety ordinance

Big benefits for people biking and walking in new safety ordinance

With summer approaching and warm weather finally here, I'm thrilled to see more people walking and riding bikes on my daily commute to work.

Bike to School Day at Northside College Prep

Bike to School Day at Northside College Prep

On Wednesday, May 8, many hundreds of schools across the country celebrated National Bike to School Day. This included a significant number of schools across Chicagoland and t

Celebrate Bike to School Day May 8

Celebrate Bike to School Day May 8

Congrats to grant recipients!

Congrats to grant recipients!

A hearty congratulations to the area communities that won approval for bike/ped/transit projects through the Illinois Transportation Enhancements program!

Tips for riding with kids

Tips for riding with kids

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

Happy commuters in Northern Suburbs

Happy commuters in Northern Suburbs

Last week, Bike to Work Week swept through the Northern Suburbs. It was perfect weather for celebrating all the active folks commuting by bikes and taking transit.

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