Active Trans

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

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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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Annual Meeting and Mixer

Join us for this virtual event on Dec. 2 when you’ll have an opportunity to meet your fellow members and engage in discussions. There will also be an awards ceremony and you’ll hear from our executive director about the road ahead for Active Trans. Please join us!

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Jan 25

Winter Bike Challenge

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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