Did You Know?

Public transit users take 30 percent more steps and spend roughly eight more minutes walking each day than drivers.

Congratulations Chicagoland Bike and Walk Photo Contest winners

Thank you to everyone for submitting so many great photos to our recent Chicagoland Bike and Walk Photo Contest. We saw nearly 1,000 photos depicting every mode of travel–walking, biking and transit being used in all seasons. Photos submitted represent the rich active transportation culture not only in the city of Chicago, but throughout the region.

View all the photos.

The Active Trans staff had a really difficult time deciding on the winners. But here they are….In the category of Staff Pick:

South Suburban Chicagoland: Forest of Motion, Submitted by Eric Allix Rogers/

West Suburban Chicagoland: Fox River Trail Ride Submitted by Robert Guico/

North Suburban Chicagoland: Green Bay Trailhead, Submitted by Eliezer Appleton/

City of Chicago: Bike to Work Week, submitted by Suzanne Nathan/

Also, Suzanne Nathan won in the category of most correctly tagged photos and Serge Lubomudrou won the participation raffle.

Thanks to everyone for participating and submitting hundreds of excellent photos!