City moving ahead with Central Loop BRT and other downtown improvements

City moving ahead with Central Loop BRT and other downtown improvements

The city announced today that work will begin next year on t

Metra changes bike policy to increase access

Metra changes bike policy to increase access

After hearing from a growing number of bicyclists who ride Metra, Metra leadership took positive steps to better accommodate bicyclists today with changes to its bikes on trains policy.

Evanston leaders: Please forge ahead with Bike Plan Update

Evanston leaders: Please forge ahead with Bike Plan Update

Evanston has one of the highest rates of biking in

New report calls region’s transit system “dysfunctional” and “depressing”

New report calls region’s transit system “dysfunctional” and “depressing”

A new report highlights the lack of connectivity in our regional transit system and demonstrates the need for increased investment to avoid falling further behind our peer cities throughout the wor

Reading staged for bike shop drama

Reading staged for bike shop drama

 Last week, Active Trans was thrilled to be the guest of honor at a reading of a new play by Chicagoan Neil Connelly, "RIDE," at the revered Logan Square bike shop Oscar Wastyn Cycle

Help make bicycling count

Help make bicycling count

The Chicago Department of Transportation's Complete Streets program needs volunteers for the Fall 2014 Downtown Bike Count.

Northwest suburban communities adopt vision for Des Plaines River Trail

Northwest suburban communities adopt vision for Des Plaines River Trail

People who live and work in seven communities along the Des Plaines River Trail are on their way to having better access to this iconic trail in northern Chicagoland.

We want gubernatorial candidates to know our priorities

We want gubernatorial candidates to know our priorities

As the Nov. 4 Illinois gubernatorial election draws near, Active Trans has been working to ensure that the key issues we care about are being examined and debated by the candidates.

Active Trans survey shows only 18 percent of drivers stop for pedestrians in painted crosswalks

Active Trans survey shows only 18 percent of drivers stop for pedestrians in painted crosswalks

Chicagoland has much work to do when it comes to compliance with the Must Stop for Pedestrians law, which requires people driving to stop whenever a pedestrian has entered a crosswalk.

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