Last summer and fall, Active Trans partnered up with a handful of suburban Cook County municipalities to host pop-up complete streets events.
The events used everyday materials, such as duct tape, tar paper, plants and house paint to create temporary complete streets facilities – crosswalks, bicycle lanes, roundabouts and other features to slow down vehicle traffic and improve safety for people walking and bicycling.
After a few months in the editing room, Active Trans has just released videos of the events – featuring interviews, aerial views and footage of the community using and commenting on the pop-up infrastructure.
In addition to the main video featured here, you can see videos from each of the communities where the pop-up events were held. You’ll see how...