Active Trans

Active Trans is a coalition of people who are working to make biking, walking and transit safe and easy options for getting around Chicagoland.


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The weblog of Active Transportation Alliance

Most mayoral candidates support a Bike Walk Fund

Feb 20, 2019 | by Julia Gerasimenko

Currently there is no money in the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) annual capital budget set aside specifically for biking and walking projects. But change could be around the corner…

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Active Trans Awards Reception

Join us on March 7, 2019 as we celebrate people throughout the region who helped make great strides in biking, walking and transit in Chicagoland.

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We want more people choosing transportation options that are
healthy, fun and environmentally-friendly.

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Whether it’s at the neighborhood, regional or national level, Active Trans works with residents, lawmakers and community leaders to make biking, walking and transit easier and more inviting. Here’s our strategy:

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Do you want better transportation options in the region? Getting involved with our...

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Advocacy & Legislation

We work with decision makers, local organizations and community members to improve...

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In Your Community

When it comes to making our streets safer and better for walking, biking, and public...

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Compared to other major cities in the U.S. and abroad, our current transit system is drastically...

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A lot has changed since our founding as the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation in 1985, but...

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While Chicago consistently rates well compared to its peers throughout the world...

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We envision a Chicagoland that is a fun and healthy place to live, work and play.

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