Did You Know?

Only 24 percent of jobs in the region are accessible by transit in 90 minutes or less by a typical resident — and that number drops to 12 percent in the suburbs.

Child Miles Travelled

Child Miles Travelled – the total distance we drive in a year chauffeuring our kids hither and thither – are growing faster than miles driven for work.

Another reason to ground them!

I use the term lifestyle miles all the time – the other trips outside your work life. I drive all the freakin' time for work and I'm a BICYCLE ADVOCATE [Crain's caught me]. But I couldn't get to Kentucky using my lifestyle miles travelled in a year. Focus on lifestyle miles [which is actually FUN to do instead of stressful] and you'll do the most good for yourself and your town.

Figure out how to reduce your lifestyle miles with a south suburban Footprints coach. Ask 'em at