Tribune bike-share story questions fees and interest despite similarity to successful programs in other cities

Tribune bike-share story questions fees and interest despite similarity to successful programs in other cities

The hundreds of thousands of happy bike share members in the United States and around the world might be surprised to learn how expensive and unpopular the bike-sharing program will be in Chicago,

Divvy Bike-Sharing memberships now available!

Divvy Bike-Sharing memberships now available!

The Chicago Department of Transportation and Active Trans have been working for years to bring bike sharing to Chicago, and it’s officially here with membership sign up starting today! <

Active Trans to city council: Who will be the first Divvy bike-sharing member?

Active Trans to city council: Who will be the first Divvy bike-sharing member?

Earlier this week, Active Trans sent a note to all 50 Chicago aldermen that describes the forthcoming Divvy bike-sharing program and

Bike mentoring comes to Chicago

Bike mentoring comes to Chicago

There’s a new organization in Chicago helping new riders get accustomed to riding on city streets.

Red Line South Closure: Rider Voices Amplified on Day of Action

Red Line South Closure: Rider Voices Amplified on Day of Action

It has begun! After months of anticipation, the historic shut down of the southern portion of the CTA Red Line finally got underway the morning of Sunday May 19. 

On Monday May 20, Riders for Better Transit and community partners across the South Side will mobilize for a day of action to organize around the Riders Bill of Rights. Volunteers will be at CTA stations collecting signatures for the Riders Bill of Rights, which will help ensure their voices are heard throughout the duration of the Red Line closure and beyond. You can view and sign the Riders Bill of Rights here.

Take Action to Support Faster, More Reliable Transit on Ashland Avenue and Across Chicago

Take Action to Support Faster, More Reliable Transit on Ashland Avenue and Across Chicago

Momentum is building for bringing world-class transit to A

Commuter profile: Karin Evans

Commuter profile: Karin Evans

Active Trans member Karin Evans has been biking to work in Chicago's Western Suburbs for nearly five years. She loves using Metra and riding the Illinois Prairie Path as part of her commute.

Bike the Burbs with Active Trans on Sunday, June 23

Bike the Burbs with Active Trans on Sunday, June 23

Join Active Transportation Alliance and Spin Doctor Cyclewerks on June 23 for a day of biking, sightseeing and socializing along the Fox River Bi

New report on bike sharing

New report on bike sharing

 The Earth Policy Institute has just released a new report on bike share programs in the U.S. With the expansions of current bike shar

Bike to School Day at Northside College Prep

Bike to School Day at Northside College Prep

On Wednesday, May 8, many hundreds of schools across the country celebrated National Bike to School Day. This included a significant number of schools across Chicagoland and t

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