Submitted by Jean Khut on Tue, 02/23/2016 - 00:00
Active Trans’ Safe Routes for Healthy Kids campaign focuses on making walking and biking to school better for kids across the state of Illinois.
We work with parents, students, teachers and other allies to champion improvements to the state’s Safe Routes to School program.
From communities across Illinois, everyone has a story to tell.
Submitted by Jean Khut on Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:12
It looks like biking from Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood to Evanston will become safer with Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)’s proposed Neighborhood Greenways plan.
At a recent meeting hosted by Ald. Joe Moore and CDOT, residents saw details of the proposal to add a bike route spanning more than two miles in the 49th Ward.
Submitted by Nancy Wagner on Mon, 01/04/2016 - 11:59
Submitted by Jean Khut on Wed, 12/09/2015 - 10:42
A lack of sidewalks in residential areas surrounding Avoca West Elementary in north suburban Glenview creates a significant barrier for students wanting to walk and bike to school.
Many parents prefer driving their kids to Avoca West, viewing it as the safer option.
But that’s not a good solution if you want to see your kids getting more active, says the Avoca Area Pedestrian Safety Committee, an active group of parents.
Submitted by Jean Khut on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 11:45
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Wed, 11/18/2015 - 12:12
Starting Thursday, Chicagoland transit riders can download a mobile app to reload their transit cards, buy Metra mobile tickets and track nearby buses and trains.
The free Ventra app available on Apple and Android devices will make it easier for CTA and Pace riders to manage their Ventra accounts, but the biggest benefit is to Metra riders who are no longer required to purchase paper tickets.
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 Kyle Whitehead on Tue, 10/13/2015 - 15:26