49th Ward getting ready to vote on improvements

49th Ward getting ready to vote on improvements

Alderman Joe Moore brought participatory budgeting to his ward last year, allowing citizens 16 and older to vote on how the ward’s

Chicagoland Bike and Walk Photo Contest

Chicagoland Bike and Walk Photo Contest

Need a good excuse to take a ride or walk this weekend? Want to win $250?

If you answered yes to either of those questions, Active Trans has an opportunity for you!

Biking to work = workplace wellness

Biking to work = workplace wellness

Covered previously on this blog, Grist's Elly Blue continues her series on the economics of bicy

Active Trans works to reduce obesity

Active Trans works to reduce obesity

The Chicago Tribune recently reported on the rising rate of obesity in Cook County.

Are you familiar with U.S. 30 between Joliet and Plainfield?

Are you familiar with U.S. 30 between Joliet and Plainfield?

Our friends at the League of Illinois Bicyclists have developed a short survey to help prepare a response t

Distracted Driving Summit on April 13

Distracted Driving Summit on April 13

Did you know that using a cell phone while driving, whether it’s hand-held or hands-free, delays a driver's reactions as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of .08

Distracted driving takes another life

Distracted driving takes another life

On March 7, 2011, two cyclists, husband and wife, were struck by a distracted driver while riding their tandem bicycle near Champaign, IL.

Superheroes on bikes!

Superheroes on bikes!

Are you a comic book geek who loves to bike? Do you love Star Wars as much as I do? Do you just like to bike?

Lace up your walking shoes for Walk to Work Day, April 1

Lace up your walking shoes for Walk to Work Day, April 1

Walking to work can provide you with a host of benefits.

Last day to vote--join a meet up tonite!

Last day to vote--join a meet up tonite!

Today's the last day to vote for Active Trans at the five Chicago Whole Foods Market stores...join one of our Ballot Blitz meet ups tonight at

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