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.

With great groups like the Elgin Bike & Pedestrian Advisory Committee and Trails Linking Communities, the West Suburbs of Chicago are a vibrant place for active transportation advocacy work.
Get involved in exciting developments happening in the South Suburban communities like Blue Island, Chicago Heights and Park Forest.
The North Suburbs are home to a growing list of groups and communities that are working toward better biking, walking and transit.
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.
The West & Southwest Sides of Chicago are home to passionate biking, walking and transit advocates from groups like Slow Roll Chicago, Enlace and West Town Bikes.
Home to places like like Bronzeville Bikes and the Friends of Big Marsh, Chicago's Southside has plenty of exciting opportunities for advocates to get involved.
Whether it's participatory budgeting, community bike shops or neighborhood-based advocacy groups, there are plenty of opportunities for people to plug into advocacy efforts on Chicago's Northside