Submitted by Jackie Blair on Tue, 08/16/2016 - 14:53
The Chicago Urban League, founded 100 years ago, works for economic and social progress for African Americans and has a rich history of advocacy, collaboration and innovation.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 15:31
Transportation is often one of the biggest obstacles to job access for Chicagoans looking for work, and public transit should be a convenient and affordable solution.
Unfortunately, the transition to Ventra has made it more difficult for many low-income residents to ride transit to job training, housing, medical appointments, childcare and other critical destinations.
Submitted by Carmen Aiken on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 16:42
Can you find a great day on the CTA — a.k.a. an elevator status board with “All elevators in service”?
Know how to find hidden treasures in the Chicago Pedway?
Looking to lend a hand to Active Trans’ community partners and our current initatives?
Submitted by su-administrator on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 14:59
The Chicago region is home to a transit network that connects many communities together. However, not everyone drives or has easy and direct access to a train station or bus stop, which can be miles away from someone’s home or job.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 11:20
Submitted by Jackie Blair on Wed, 07/27/2016 - 13:05
Submitted by Maggie Melin on Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:23
Looking for a comfortable bike route between Chicago and Indiana? Look no further! The 2016 Northwest Indiana Regional Greenways & Blueways map has just been released for free to the public.
This past winter and spring, staff at Active Trans worked with the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) to update and revamp its 2012 map for people who bike, hike and paddle.
Submitted by Kyle Whitehead on Fri, 07/15/2016 - 09:52
Submitted by Jackie Blair on Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:07
A new state of the art rapid transit service is in development to take riders from Evanston to O’Hare International Airport. The Pulse Dempster Line will connect the communities of Evanston, Skokie, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge, Des Plaines and Rosemont along the major thoroughfare.
Submitted by Jackie Blair on Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:28
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) held a meeting to gather community input on the Blue Line Forest Park Branch Vision Study. CTA representatives spoke to residents and commuters about accessing stations, customer experience and station improvement concepts.
The Blue Line Forest Park Branch is 55 years old and in desperate need of improvement.