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 — West Chicago’s Move with the Mayor Challenge, Illinois Prairie Path dangerous detour, great success at the first Kickstand Classic, improved pedestrian crossings coming to Maywood, and more!
Your local active transportation news in the South Suburbs — Unveiling the Broadway Metro Express, Channon and Romeoville awarded ITEP funds, Complete Streets pop-up in Willow Springs, Midlothian event shines light on 147th Street, and more!
Your local active transportation news in the North Suburbs — North Shore walk audits, Park Ridge Bike Planning Task Force, Evanston’s Dodge Avenue bike lanes, Skokie Complete Streets pop-up event, Des Plaines Northwest Highway S-Curve project, 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 — The Go Campaign gets Garfield Park moving, Active Trans West Side Leadership Network meeting offered a space for community advocates to come together, three new bikeways are being planned for the West Side, and more!
Your local active transportation news in South Chicago — Active Trans’ Chicago River Trail Action Plan released, the #31 bus is back, but only on a trial basis, Active Trans launches new South Side Leadership Network, Big Marsh Bike Park is open but access is still lacking, CTA Red Line Extension hearing, and more!
Your local active transportation news in North Chicago — Active Trans’ new Chicago River Trail Action Plan, Belmont Blue Line Station to be upgraded, the North Branch Trail extension is open, support the Manor Greenway, participatory budgets voting results, and more!