The newsletter of the Active Transportation Alliance

modeshift volume 4, issue 3


Water taxis appeal to growing number of commuters

Long considered primarily a tourist attraction, Chicago’s water taxis are gaining popularity among commuters. >>More

'Microparks’ pop up in East Chicago and Gary

Thanks to the organization, Neighborhoods Inc., 22 microparks have been installed in East Chicago and another half-dozen have appeared in Gary. >>More

Randy Neufeld looks back

In 1987 Randy Neufeld approached Active Trans with an unusual proposal: he would work as the group’s first staff member for free until he could raise funds to pay himself. >>More

Get started in grassroots advocacy

Use these basic strategies when organizing and advocating at the grassroots level for better biking, walking and transit. >>More

Be an engaged Active Trans member

If you're interested in being more engaged in Active Trans' work, here are a couple of great opportunities for you.>>More

Chicago's burgeoning walking communities hit the streets

While walking groups meet for a variety of reasons, their members share a keen interest in sociability and moving their feet. >>More

Commuter profile: Rafael A. Valadez

What Rafael Valadez likes best about his commute are the people he meets while traveling on the Metra train. >>More

Active Trans suburban roundup

Learn what the Active Transportation Alliance has been up to in the suburbs. >>More


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