Recent News Releases

Sep 19, 2016
It was announced today that Chicago has taken first place among best US cities for bicycling, moving up from #2 since Bicycling Magazine’s last national ranking two years ago.
Jun 24, 2016
Cycling advocacy has deep roots going back more than 40 years. As such, the early pioneers of this movement are looking to secure the future of the cycling movement through planned giving and major gifts and bequests. This shift in development strategy balances traditional annual giving and long-term planned giving to meet the needs of cycling advocates looking to secure the legacy of their life’s work.
Jun 22, 2016
To better understand the impact of autonomous cars on car dependency, urban vitality and sustainable transportation like walking, biking and public transit in metropolitan areas like Chicago, Active Transportation Alliance is partnering with Illinois Tech to host a panel discussion, Will Driverless Cars Be Good for Cities? on June 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 565 W. Adams St.
Dec 16, 2015
Service will begin in the Loop Link corridor – Chicago’s first bus rapid transit project – on December 20, the City of Chicago announced today.
Oct 29, 2015
As spelled out in a lively new video created by the Active Transportation Alliance, proper illumination while biking is a crucial safety measure that makes you visible to people driving cars.
Oct 12, 2015
In an effort to make bicycling a comfortable transportation option for everyone, the Active Transportation Alliance today released a bold new vision for cycling infrastructure in Chicago.
Sep 17, 2015
The non-profit that promotes biking, walking and transit wants to help you downsize that car for good by providing free memberships to car- and bike-sharing programs, discounts at a high-end bike shop and other perks like a Ventra pass and Active Trans membership.
Aug 18, 2015
On Tuesday CTA announced the restoration of express bus service on Ashland and Western Avenues during peak hours. Active Trans released the following statement on the announcement from its Executive Director Ron Burke:
Aug 14, 2015
Active Transportation Alliance, Chicagoland’s voice for better biking, walking and transit, is celebrating its 30th Anniversary by bringing back a much loved event — The Boulevard Lakefront Tour (BLT).
Jul 23, 2015
Greenline Wheels, founded in 2010 by a local family seeking to elevate the bike friendliness of the Oak Park/River Forest community, announced today that is has partnered with the Active Transportation Alliance in a management agreement to further advance its mission.