When it comes to making our streets safer and better for walking, biking, and public transit, change starts from the ground up. Active Trans works with community leaders throughout the region to support grassroots action to drive our mission forward. And we need your help. 

Click on the map below to find out about grassroots advocacy happening in your neck of the woods and how to connect with other local leaders.

Your local active transportation news in the West Suburbs — October Bike Walk Every Town Summit, Suburban Bikeways for All report, better trail connections in DuPage County, first-grade transportation advocates, and more!
Your local active transportation news in the South Suburbs — Oct 28 Bike Walk Every Town Summit, Suburban Bikeways for All report, first-grade transportation advocates in Summit, Metra Electra service cut updates, and more!
Your local active transportation news in the North Suburbs — Bike Walk Every Town suburban advocacy program launch, Suburban Bikeways for All report released, Route 53 extension impacts, new protected bike lanes in Evanston, Pace Pulse coming to Dempster Street, Pop-up complete streets and more!
As one of the largest central business districts in the world, Chicago's downtown is also home to thousands of residents who are passionate about making it safe and easy to walk, bike, and use transit in their neighborhoods.
Your local active transportation news in West and Southwest Chicago — Blue Line Forest Park Branch study, North Lawndale master planning process, bus service survey, West Side Leadership Network, The Go Campaign gets Garfield Park moving, three new bikeways and more!
Your local active transportation news in South Chicago — bus service survey, Big Marsh and Pullman bike and pedestrian planning, Lakefront Trail separation, South Side Leadership Network, Bike Week mini-grants, CTA Red Line Extension hearing, and more!
Your local active transportation news in North Chicago — bike lanes on N. Milwaukee Ave., Lakefront Trail separation, River Trail moves forward, Manor Greenway, Belmont Blue Line Station to be upgraded, participatory budgets voting results and more!