Submitted by su-administrator on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:02
Hundreds of winter cyclists descended upon Daley Plaza Friday morning to celebrate Winter Bike to Work Day and the first ever Roll the Cold Bike Challenge.
Winter Bike to Work Day commemorates the coldest day in Chicago history -- January 20, 1985 -- when the temperature dropped to 27 degrees below zero.
Ronit Bezalel of The Chainlink was also there to capture the celebration. You can view her photos here.
Submitted by su-administrator on Mon, 01/26/2015 - 14:36
The West Suburbs include west suburban Cook County, as well as DuPage and Kane counties.
Submitted by su-administrator on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:35
On Tuesday Pace – the suburban bus division of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) – unveiled a proposal it has submitted to the federal government to “change the suburban transit environment” with expanded bus rapid transit (BRT) service.
Submitted by su-administrator on Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:39
Submitted by su-administrator on Wed, 01/14/2015 - 16:56
Have you registered for the Roll the Cold Bike Challenge yet?
If not, you can do so here. Biking one way to or from your destination on one day between January 17-23 counts as participating in the challenge.
The person who rides (and logs) the most miles during the challenge will be honored as the King/Queen of the 2015 Roll the Cold Bike Challenge.
This means being featured on our social media and highlighted in communications for our 2015 (Summer) Bike Commuter Challenge.
You can win prizes for raising money too. Check it out:
Submitted by su-administrator on Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:16
Submitted by su-administrator on Tue, 01/06/2015 - 17:16
Join both newbies and seasoned winter riders across Chicagoland for the Roll the Cold Bike Challenge, January 17-23, 2015. Simply sign up and set up your page to start tracking your trips. The person who rides (and logs) the most miles during the Challenge gets the honor of being named the King/Queen of the 2015 Roll the Cold Bike Challenge.
Submitted by su-administrator on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:53
Everyone has an opinion about transportation in Illinois.
Now, by sharing those opinions with the Metropolitan Planning Council, you can help advocate for better transportation in the state.
MPC, which works on planning and development issues in the region, is asking people to share their experiences biking, walking, driving and using transit in Illinois.
Submitted by su-administrator on Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:05
Crossing a busy street is an everyday activity for most local residents, but too often it’s also one of the most dangerous things they’ll do all day.
That’s why we’re excited to be launching Safe Crossings, a pedestrian-focused campaign designed to raise awareness about intersection safety and work with community partners to push for more dedicated funding for pedestrian improvements throughout Chicagoland.
Submitted by su-administrator on Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:57
Last week, Wayne Township residents and elected officials came together to brainstorm ideas for making the six-community area in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs safer and more accessible for cyclists.
The enthusiastic crowd identified opportunities for new side paths, trail connections, on-street bicycle lanes and signage pointing the way to shops and downtowns.
Residents enjoy riding the trails in the area – such as the Illinois Prairie Path – but expressed frustration about “not being able to get to them.”