This past Wednesday, schools across the country participated in International Walk to School Day. To commemorate the day, U.S.
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.
The Des Plaines Park District is hosting its first Des Plaines Bike Challenge. This is a 9 mile bike course through Des Plaines. The “challenge” to this race is completing tasks to receive a clue to the next location. This event promises to be a fun and challenging adventure for any bike enthusiast. The event is Sunday, October 6th beginning at 1:00pm. Check out the flyer describing the details of the event. Questions? Contact Cindy Yelich at 847-391-5700.
It makes an important difference when communities and jurisdictions adopt Complete Streets policies.
This blog post is one in a series of stories featuring some of the great things happening in suburban Chicago communities.
Last week, Bike to Work Week swept through the Northern Suburbs. It was perfect weather for celebrating all the active folks commuting by bikes and taking transit.
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, schools across the country celebrated the inaugural National Bike to School Day.
What a great year for biking and walking in Des Plaines!
Thanks to the dedicated work of city staff and residents, the Des Plaines City Council adopted an active transportation plan and Complete Streets policy this week.