Recent News Releases

Aug 28, 2018
Legislation boosts biking and walking safety for kids
Aug 14, 2018
A bill that adds the Dutch Reach method to Illinois’ Rules of the Road manual and adds bike safety questions to the state driver’s license exam has been signed into law.
Aug 13, 2018
For decades, regional planning leaders have urged cities and villages across metropolitan Chicago to build communities in ways that reduce driving and increase walking, bicycling and public transit ridership. But a new analysis by the Active Transportation Alliance shows that the region has only grown more car dependent.
May 31, 2018
The Bike Walk Education in Schools Act (HB4799) requires K-8 schools to provide biking and walking safety education.
Apr 10, 2018
A bill that would add the Dutch Reach method to Illinois’ Rules of the Road manual and add bike safety questions to the state driver’s license exam passed out of committee Tuesday.
Jan 23, 2018
Celebrate Winter Bike to Work Day at Daley Plaza in Chicago’s Loop on Jan. 26 for the 26th annual celebration of cyclists who don’t let gloomy winter days or low wind chill stop them from pedaling to work.
Nov 21, 2017
The fee increases on Uber and Lyft rides to pay for public transit upgrades approved by Chicago City Council today is good news for everyone who cares about preserving healthy, sustainable and equitable transportation options across Chicago.
Nov 6, 2017
A new report from the Active Transportation Alliance called Back on the Bus analyzes the recent drop in Chicago bus ridership and outlines low-cost ways to improve service and increase bus ridership.
Oct 16, 2017
The Active Transportation Alliance launched Bike Walk Every Town, a new advocacy training program for people in suburban communities who want to see cleaner and healthier transportation options.
Aug 30, 2017
If you’ve ever had the urge to enter a bicycle race but were looking for a low-pressure, fun way of doing it, the Kickstand Classic is just the event you’re looking for.