Walking assessment in Chicago Heights

Walking assessment in Chicago Heights

Recently, a group of people in the south suburban community of Chicago Heights did a walkability assessment of Dixie Highway as it runs through the town.

Upcoming study to focus on accommodating bikes on South Shore Line

Upcoming study to focus on accommodating bikes on South Shore Line

Currently, the South Shore Line is one of only two light rail lines in the U.S.

New footbridge allows University Park kids to walk to school again

New footbridge allows University Park kids to walk to school again

The village of University Park, in the far south suburbs of Chicago, recently installed a new pedestrian bridge that will make a big difference in the community.

Let's get bikes on the South Shore Line this summer!

Let's get bikes on the South Shore Line this summer!

This record-cold weather has us dreaming of summer — and maybe a nice bike ride along the Indiana Dunes.

Chicago Heights hosts its first Open Streets event

Chicago Heights hosts its first Open Streets event

Chicago Heights recently opened up Ashland Ave. for residents, visitors and even dogs to walk, run, bike and play.

Input sought for improving Calumet Trail in Indiana

Input sought for improving Calumet Trail in Indiana

If you have ever ridden the Calumet Trail along the Indiana Dunes, you may know it's often underwater (see photo).

Ensure foot and bike access along the proposed route of Illiana Expressway

Ensure foot and bike access along the proposed route of Illiana Expressway

State transportation officials are accepting public comments on the route of the Illiana Expressway, which will run from I-55 near Wilmington in Illinois to I-65 near Cedar Lake, Indiana. 

Homewood bike network rolls forward

Homewood bike network rolls forward

The Village of Homewood has installed bikeways throughout the community.

Big thumbs up for Tinley Park’s active transportation plan

Big thumbs up for Tinley Park’s active transportation plan

Tinley Park’s Village Board passed its active transportation plan this week with flying colors.

Riverdale…Chicago’s connection to the south

Riverdale…Chicago’s connection to the south

After working with Active Trans for the past year on creating an active transportation plan and a Complete Streets policy, the Riverdale Village Board unanimously approved these two initiatives.

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