Thanks to a partnership between Active Trans, the Oak Park School District and Greenline Wheels, more than 1,000 Oak Park elementary school students recently took part in bike safety and education
Chicago’s Divvy bike-sharing system opened for business last night at a (wet) launch party at Daley Plaza where dozens of Divvy members — including me — took inaugural rides.
The Illinois Bicycle Safety Challenge Quiz offers a fun, interactive way for people riding bikes and driving cars to test their smarts about safety practices
In May, Riders for Better Transit launched the Red Line Rider’s Bill of Rights to help ensure that CTA keeps people moving during the five-month-long Red Line Reconstruction project.
Hundreds of people have signed on to the Bill of Rights, which aims to hold the CTA accountable to the promises it made to provide fast and reliable services during construction.
Now that the reconstrcution project is underway, Riders for Better Transit needs your help to check-in on how things are going.
We are asking supporters like you to sign up for a Red Line Check-In volunteer shift and see how the construction is impacting service at CTA stations in your area.
The CTA has done a good job conducting community outreach and education related to the Red Line South Reconstruction project, but with several more months to go before normal service is restored, it's important for community members to keep an eye on alternative services and help identify any issues with services or facilities.
On Saturday, June 29, a few Active Trans staff will be attending this year’s annual historic bike ride of the Bronzeville neighborhood.
We’re excited about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project proposed for Ashland Avenue and we know residents and businesses along Ashland are too.
On May 29, Bobby Cann was riding his bike on the 1300 block of North Clybourn Street in Chicago when he was struck and killed by a vehicle. Bobby, a Groupon employee, was a passionate cyclist.
Active Trans recently received a visit from a team of architects and city planners that is taking a “wheels-on” approach to researching transportation policy.