Lake County seeks input from residents about public transportation

Lake County seeks input from residents about public transportation

Are you a Lake County resident who wants to see more public transportation options in the county? Here's your chance to share your views and experiences.

Volunteer for Riders for Better Transit Day of Action on Feb. 29!

Volunteer for Riders for Better Transit Day of Action on Feb. 29!

Riders for Better Transit is having its first Day of Action!

Latest on the Red/Purple Modernization Project

Latest on the Red/Purple Modernization Project

This week, CTA held open houses to update the public on the progress of the Red and Purple Modernization Project. Riders for Better Transit s

Congressional leaders declare war on transit

Congressional leaders declare war on transit

Congress is currently debating our federal transportation programs and spending, and the way things are going, the impacts to transit riders could be disastrous.

Tell EPA: Don’t block cleaner air and hundreds of millions of dollars for biking, walking and transit in the region

Tell EPA: Don’t block cleaner air and hundreds of millions of dollars for biking, walking and transit in the region

Funding for dozens of new transportation projects are at risk.

No war on cars

No war on cars

With 4,000 miles of streets and most of Chicago paved over to accommodate cars, it's hard to fathom how adding protected bike lanes and bus lanes to a tiny percentage of streets will force people o

ACTION ALERT: Tell Congress not to increase your transit expenses!

ACTION ALERT: Tell Congress not to increase your transit expenses!

We already know transit fares will be going up for many riders next year. Metra riders will pay 25 percent more to get around our region and CTA fare hikes are still on the table for 2012.

Cook County backs off CTA funding cuts; Metra and CTA approve budgets

Cook County backs off CTA funding cuts; Metra and CTA approve budgets

It’s been an eventful few weeks for transit in the Chicago region. So here’s a recap to keep you up-to-date.

Transit challenges in McHenry County

Transit challenges in McHenry County

As Active Transportation Alliance employees, we always attempt to walk, bike or take transit when visiting clients or attending meetings away from the office.

Riders for Better Transit attends CTA and Metra budget hearings

Riders for Better Transit attends CTA and Metra budget hearings

Over the last week, representatives from Active Trans' Riders for Better Transit campaign attended both the CTA and Metra public hearings about their proposed budgets for 2012.

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