Bike to School Day a success in District 15

Bike to School Day a success in District 15

This is a guest blog post by Ralph Banasiak, an eighth-grade math teacher in Community Consolidated School District 15.

Ringing in the holidays with active transportation

Ringing in the holidays with active transportation

Parents and children from Shields Middle School, located in the Brighton Park neighborhood on Chicago’s Southwest Side, recently took a fun-filled trip on the CTA Holiday Train.

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

Bike Ambassadors close out another stellar season

Bike Ambassadors close out another stellar season

Active Trans applauds the City of Chicago's Bicycling Ambassadors on another terrific season of bicycle education and outreach.

Enjoying my commute from Oak Park with protected bike lanes

Enjoying my commute from Oak Park with protected bike lanes

Bike to Work Week gets an upgrade this year with the installation of more buffered/protected bike lanes around Chicago that will help people ages

National Bike to School Day a success

National Bike to School Day a success

On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, schools across the country celebrated the inaugural National Bike to School Day.

West Town Bikes' Girls Bike Club goes on the road

West Town Bikes' Girls Bike Club goes on the road

West Town Bikes, located on Paseo Boricua (the stretch of Division street centered between Western and California avenues), in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighb

Find education resources at activetrans.org

Find education resources at activetrans.org

No Recess?

No Recess?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children engage in 60 or more minutes of physical activity every day.

Kids Staying Active this Winter

Kids Staying Active this Winter

On this second day day of winter, as we enter the prolonged cold and snowy months, it is great to know that the Walk Across Illinois Afterschool Challenge is keeping more than 650 elementary childr

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