An average of nearly 125,000 daily bike trips are taken in Chicago, most of which — nearly 91,000 — are errand-related trips like going to the store or the library.
WHAT DO ACTIVE TRANS AMBASSADORS DO?
If you’re someone who is excited about helping to make our region a better place for walking, biking and transit, you might enjoy serving as an Active Trans Ambassador.
Active Trans Ambassadors represent the Active Transportation Alliance as volunteers at events in Chicago and the suburbs. Anyone can become an ambassador!
You help us spread the message about walking, biking and transit advocacy, inspire others to join the movement and promote healthy transportation options to residents throughout the region.
HOW TO BECOME AN AMBASSADOR
To become an ambassador, you’ll attend one of our evening training sessions. Those who go through the training will be given a special, limited edition Active Trans Ambassador t-shirt. Trainings will be offered at least twice per year.
Trainings are held at the Active Trans office in downtown Chicago (35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1782, Chicago, IL 60601):
WHAT YOU'LL DO
As an Active Trans Ambassador, here’s what you’ll do:
Opportunities could include events like MB Bike the Drive, a food truck festival, South Branch Park Advisory Council’s Summer Party, Logan Square Farmers Market, our Bike Week Rally and many others!
As an ambassador, you will be building awareness of the following Active Trans campaigns:
If you’ve gone through the ambassador training, please let us know if you’re available for any of the following events:
If you’ve already gone through the training, join our Ambassador Facebook Group
We’d love to hear from you. With general questions, please contact any of the staff listed below.
For events in Chicago, please contact Julia Gerasimenko, [email protected]
For Chicago River Trail events, please contact Steve Simmons, [email protected]
For suburban events, please contact Maggie Melin, [email protected]