Submitted by Jean Khut on Mon, 12/21/2015 - 13:43
In many Chicago communities, parents feel unsafe having their kids walking and biking to school.
For example, in Washington Park, a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, kids often worry about getting caught in gunfire on their way to school.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Thu, 12/17/2015 - 11:25
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Mon, 11/09/2015 - 15:35
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Wed, 11/04/2015 - 13:19
In a big victory for the active transportation community, the U.S.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Wed, 10/21/2015 - 14:01
Fall is budget season in the Chicago region and that means we've entered a critical stage in our Transit Future campaign with the Center for Neighborhood Technology(CNT). As talks continue with President Toni Preckwinkle and all 17 members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, here are three ways you can help:
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Thu, 10/15/2015 - 14:51
Submitted by Ron Burke on Fri, 10/09/2015 - 16:56
One of Active Trans’ main goals is to make bicycling a comfortable transportation option for everyone no matter their age or ability.
But we know through research, observation and countless conversations that the average person is much more likely to hop on a bike when they are able to bike in places where they feel safe and comfortable.
This is why today Active Trans is launching a bold new vision for cycling infrastructure in Chicago.
Submitted by Jim Merrell on Wed, 09/30/2015 - 10:24
On a recent warm July evening, I rode my bike down to Douglas Park with a few other Active Trans staff members to participate in one of Slow Roll Chicago’s weekly Wednesday night rides.
Submitted by Jim Merrell on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 11:27
The 606 and the Bloomingdale Trail, Chicago’s new rail-to-trail and park project, made national headlines when it opened up this summer, and in just a few short weeks established itself as one of Chicago’s most popular public spaces.
The overwhelming success of the trail leads to an immediate and obvious question: where can we put more trails?
Several great candidates already exist.
606 East Extension
Submitted by Jean Khut on Fri, 09/18/2015 - 11:02
With the development of Big Marsh Bike Park in South Deering and the Pullman Historic District becoming a national monument, lots of exciting things are happening on Chicago’s far Southside. One more project to add to that list is the 119th Street Corridor Plan.
The corridor will run four blocks along 119th Street in West Pullman between I-57 and Union Street, with the Major Taylor Trail crossing through on Halsted Street.