Submitted by Ted Villaire on Thu, 02/23/2017 - 16:07
Last week at the Active Trans Awards Reception a couple hundred people turned out to support the movement for healthier, cleaner transportation options in Chicagoland.
Submitted by Ron Burke on Tue, 02/21/2017 - 15:14
Submitted by Jackie Blair on Mon, 02/20/2017 - 09:14
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Thu, 02/09/2017 - 15:32
Submitted by Jackie Blair on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 10:02
Submitted by Jackie Blair on Thu, 01/26/2017 - 11:10
Our regional commuter rail network is getting a major expansion in Northwest Indiana thanks to the West Lake Corridor Project, also known as the South Shore Line extension.
Led by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD), the project is expected to be transformative for the region’s transportation accessibility and economic development.
Submitted by Ted Villaire on Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:46
The coming new year provides a moment to pause and reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. With that in mind, here's our list of the top ten active transportation stories from 2016.
As you browse through these, be sure to savor the successes — especially if you’re one of the many people who helped make them happen.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 12/13/2016 - 13:13
More cities across the United States are using bus rapid transit to help solve some of the challenges of conventional bus service.
Bus rapid transit, or BRT, is an innovative approach that combines off-board payment, dedicated bus lanes, signal clearance priority and improvements to station infrastructure to make riding the bus a more fast, comfortable and reliable option.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/22/2016 - 14:48
While most cities in the Midwest are dominated by the automobile, Kansas City is using Bus Rapid Transit to make its downtown more dense, walkable and accessible.
Traditional bus routes provide a critical service but can present challenges to the people who use them. If a bus line has long wait times, restrictive hours, uncomfortable bus stops, and frustratingly slow commutes, taking the bus becomes less appealing.
Submitted by Ron Burke on Mon, 11/21/2016 - 13:48
Since Election Day, we have received many questions from members, partners and the media about what the results mean for the future of active transportation in the Chicago region.
At the state level, the passage of the transportation lockbox amendment means we'll stay engaged in the legislative fight to ensure any new money can be spent on biking, walking and public transportation projects.