Last month the Active Transportation Alliance partnered with 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith and the neighborhood group
As part of Active Trans' Neighborhood Bikeways Campaign, staff from the organization recently visited the Friends of the Major Taylor Trail group to talk about changes that would make Vincennes Ave
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.
We’re excited about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project proposed for Ashland Avenue and we know residents and businesses along Ashland are too.
This week the Chicago Architecture Foundation and the Chicago Architectural Club announced the 2013 Burhnam Prize Compet
It was only 21 months ago that we met with Mayoral Candidate Rahm Emanuel and asked him to support 100 miles of protected bike lanes in Chicago by 2015.
Transportation Advocates and Community Leaders Praise City for Installing the Loop’s First Protected Bike Lane on Dearborn Street
CHICAGO (November 30, 2012) The Active Transportation Alliance, Chicagoland’s voice for better biking, walking and transit, praises Mayor Rahm Emanuel, 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly and 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti for installing the Loop’s first protected bike lane on Dearborn Street. The Chicago Department of Transportation announced today that it will stripe the new 1.15-mile bikeway this weekend.
After the announcement of the Dearborn bikeway in August, nearly 4,700 people signed a petition supporting the project. By staying on schedule to complete the project before the New Year, the mayor is keeping his commitment to create safer streets where Chicagoans of all ages can bike safely and comfortably in their neighborhoods.
On Monday, Nov. 5, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the Wells Street bridge over the Chicago River for a year for a major reconstruction project.
The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) plans to put 3,000 bikes into use in Chicago’s bike share network starting in spring 2013, with a goal of adding 1,000 more after the roll