Crash victim calls for separating cyclists and pedestrians on Lakefront Trail

Crash victim calls for separating cyclists and pedestrians on Lakefront Trail

Megan Williams, 27, was jogging on Chicago’s Lakefront Trail while training for her first Chicago Marathon earlier this fall when she was suddenly struck by a bicyclist.

2014 Illinois Safe Routes to School awards announced

2014 Illinois Safe Routes to School awards announced

Great news arrived yesterday for thousands of school children and families in Illinois.

Public pushing for bike/walk/transit improvements in Cook County transportation plan

Public pushing for bike/walk/transit improvements in Cook County transportation plan

For decades transportation planning in Cook County has focused largely on moving cars as quickly as possible through our streets, but it looks like that approach may be changing at last.

Cyclists and motorists: Let's roll together, with a wave

Cyclists and motorists: Let's roll together, with a wave

If motorists and bicyclists are going to be safe on the roads they need to share space instead of fighting for it. 

When you see an anti-bike rant, set the record straight

When you see an anti-bike rant, set the record straight

Whenever you encounter anti-bike sentiment in opinion columns, a level-headed response is necessary to help set the record straight.

Slow Roll Chicago celebrates community, history by way of bike

Slow Roll Chicago celebrates community, history by way of bike

It’s been a fast ride for Slow Roll Chicago, one of the newest bicycling groups in the city.

'Ghost Bike' play coming to Whitney Young High School

'Ghost Bike' play coming to Whitney Young High School

In the cycling community, a ghost bike is a roadside memorial for people who were hit and killed while riding bikes.

Register now for Active Trans Member Meeting & Advocate Summit

Register now for Active Trans Member Meeting & Advocate Summit

 

Metra’s ten-year plan for fare increases: A gutsy decision

Metra’s ten-year plan for fare increases: A gutsy decision

In its proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Program and Budget, Metra announced it's prepared, if necessary, to implement a ten-year plan for regular fare increases to fund not only its day-to-day operations,

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