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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Volunteering for Active Trans is a great way support healthy transportation in the region.

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Annual Meeting and Mixer

Don’t miss this once-a-year event that celebrates the spirit of Active Trans. Get to know your fellow volunteers and members at our Annual Meeting and Mixer. Our next event will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

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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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