Let's restore equity to commuter benefit

Six members of Congress from the Chicago region recently urged Congressional leadership to restore equity to the widely popular commuter benefit that currently favors drivers over those who ride public transit to work in Chicago and across the country.

Wheeling adopts plan for improving walking, biking and access to transit


Congratulations to the Village of Wheeling for adopting an active transportation plan!

Help plan Chicago’s new bike share system!

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) plans to put 3,000 bikes into use in Chicago’s bike share network starting in spring 2013, with a goal of adding 1,000 more after the roll

Bike sharing in Chicago: Worth the wait

For months now Active Trans has been chomping at the bit for the launch of Chicago’s new, world-class bike-sharing program.

Active Trans publishes groundbreaking design manual

Active Transportation Alliance is proud to announce the publication of our new design manual, Complete Streets, Complete Networks.

Woodstock students featured for their transportation work

After months of hard work, students from Woodstock High School and McHenry West High School are presenting their final projects to the McHenry County Transportation Committee.

Share your thoughts with IDOT about state transportation policy

The Illinios Department of Transportation (IDOT) is developing a new state transportation plan. The new plan, which should be completed by the end of December, sets policy and identi

35th Ward Student Active Transportation Plan moves forward

Active Trans works on many different levels to make our streets safer, easier and more convenient for walking and biking to school.

Students promote Complete Streets in McHenry County

A few months ago on this blog I shared information about an innovative program that engages h