When it comes to making our streets safer and better for walking, biking, and public transit, change starts from the ground up. Active Trans works with community leaders throughout the region to support grassroots action to drive our mission forward. And we need your help. 

Click on the map below to find out about grassroots advocacy happening in your neck of the woods and how to connect with other local leaders.

Your local active transportation news in the West Suburbs — Congressional meetings, Oak Park petition, Brookfield active transportation planning, West Chicago’s Move with the Mayor Challenge, improved pedestrian crossings coming to Maywood, and more!
Your local active transportation news in the South Suburbs — Will County Bike Plan, new Northwest Indiana commuter rail line, candidate questionnaire, Unveiling the Broadway Metro Express, Channon and Romeoville awarded ITEP funds and more!
Your local active transportation news in the North Suburbs — candidate questionnaire, Skokie Valley Trail, Congressional meetings, Deerfield Road study, North Shore walk audits, Park Ridge Bike Planning Task Force and more!
As one of the largest central business districts in the world, Chicago's downtown is also home to thousands of residents who are passionate about making it safe and easy to walk, bike, and use transit in their neighborhoods.
Your local active transportation news in West and Southwest Chicago — Blue Line Forest Park Branch study, North Lawndale master planning process, bus service survey, West Side Leadership Network, The Go Campaign gets Garfield Park moving, three new bikeways and more!
Your local active transportation news in South Chicago — bus service survey, Big Marsh and Pullman bike and pedestrian planning, Lakefront Trail separation, South Side Leadership Network, Bike Week mini-grants, CTA Red Line Extension hearing, and more!
Your local active transportation news in North Chicago — bike lanes on N. Milwaukee Ave., Lakefront Trail separation, River Trail moves forward, Manor Greenway, Belmont Blue Line Station to be upgraded, participatory budgets voting results and more!