Active Trans

Active Trans is a coalition of people who are working to make walking, biking, and transit safe and easy options for getting around Chicagoland.

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The weblog of Active Transportation Alliance

Fun walking and biking resources for kids

Apr 1, 2020 | by Maggie Melin

With schools closed and Governor Pritzker’s "stay at home" order extended through April, some of you may now find yourself at home with young children, juggling work and other responsibilities…

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Want better options for walking, biking, and transit in Chicagoland? Here's your opportunity to get involved.

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Fifth Third Bike the Drive

Experience one of the best bike rides in the world on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, when people on two wheels take over Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive for Fifth Third Bike the Drive. Mark your calendar for Sunday, May 24.

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We want more people choosing transportation options that are
healthy, fun and environmentally-friendly.

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Whether it’s at the neighborhood, regional or national level, Active Trans works with residents, lawmakers and community leaders to make biking, walking and transit easier and more inviting. Here’s our strategy:

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Do you want better transportation options in the region? Getting involved with our...

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Advocacy & Legislation

We work with decision makers, local organizations and community members to improve...

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In Your Community

When it comes to making our streets safer and better for walking, biking, and public...

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Transit

Compared to other major cities in the U.S. and abroad, our current transit system is drastically...

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Bicycling

A lot has changed since our founding as the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation in 1985, but...

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Walking

While Chicago consistently rates well compared to its peers throughout the world...

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We envision a Chicagoland that is a fun and healthy place to live, work, and play.

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