Active Trans sends questionnaire to candidates for mayor and alderman in Chicago

Active Trans sends questionnaire to candidates for mayor and alderman in Chicago

With the 2015 municipal elections in Chicago approaching, we have asked candidates running for mayor and alderman in all 50 of the city’s wards to respond to a candidate questionnaire on bike

2015 Chicago Active Transportation Platform calls for safer streets

2015 Chicago Active Transportation Platform calls for safer streets

Based upon input from thousands members and supporters from across the region, Active Trans has released its 2

Sign our petition to separate bicyclists and pedestrians on the Lakefront Trail

Sign our petition to separate bicyclists and pedestrians on the Lakefront Trail

Last month we shared Megan William’s story of recovering from a hor

Active Trans survey shows only 18 percent of drivers stop for pedestrians in painted crosswalks

Active Trans survey shows only 18 percent of drivers stop for pedestrians in painted crosswalks

Chicagoland has much work to do when it comes to compliance with the Must Stop for Pedestrians law, which requires people driving to stop whenever a pedestrian has entered a crosswalk.

Tell us where you need secure bike parking

Tell us where you need secure bike parking

With the peak biking season in high gear, you may be looking for a secure place to lock your bike, particularly while at work.

Bad driving you can do something about

Bad driving you can do something about

While riding my bike to work last week, a delivery truck driver coming from the other direction illegally turned left in front of me, making my heart skip a beat and forcing me to stop suddenly.

Petition: keep biking free — say "no" to bike registration fee

Petition: keep biking free — say "no" to bike registration fee

We want more people

Schools Celebrate Walk to School Day

Schools Celebrate Walk to School Day

On Wednesday, October 9, schools across the country celebrated International Walk to School Day. Many schools in the Chicagoland region participated, and Active Trans was able to support a num

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.

Press coverage of bike safety ordinance all over the map

Press coverage of bike safety ordinance all over the map

The Chicago Tribune presents two very different versions of the city’s proposed bike safety ordinance.

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