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Half of school children walked or biked to school in 1969, but only 13 percent were doing it in 2009.

Want to learn how to become a better advocate for sustainable transportation?

Want to get more involved in making our region a better place to walk, roll, bike, and take transit?  

If you’re interested in learning about tangible ways to make a positive difference in your community and across our region, become a Street Team Advocate!

Join one of our two-hour trainings this winter to build your advocacy skills and get up to speed on our two most pressing campaigns – Transit That Works and Safe Streets for All.  

By attending a training, you can expect to:  

  • Increase your knowledge about key transportation concepts;  
  • Learn how effective advocacy tools and strategies can shape our built environment;  
  • Get involved in our current advocacy campaigns and tap into ways to inspire others to join the movement for better walking, biking, and transit;   
  • Connect with others who are passionate about active transportation.  

We are offering virtual trainings on January 9th and February 7th and two in-person trainings in downtown Chicago on January 17th and 25th, 2024. More trainings will be made available based upon interest levels. 

Sign-up here for one of the following upcoming trainings: 

  • Virtual Street Team Training via Zoom:  
    • Wednesday, February 7, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • In-Person Street Team Trainings at the Active Transportation Alliance office (35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 1782, Chicago, IL 60601) — space is limited to the first 30 registrants for each training date: 
    • Thursday, January 25, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The movement for better transportation needs you!