Did You Know?
A bicycle commuter who rides four miles to work, five days a week, avoids 2,000 miles of driving and about 2,000 pounds of CO2 emissions each year.
Emanuel encourages city employees to take transit
A new travel policy for city employees will highlight transit as the preferred way to get around, according to a recent Chicago Tribune article. It's a small step but an encouraging sign from the city that transit will be recognized as an integral part of our daily lives in Chicago. Perhaps some city employees would consider joining our Riders for Better Transit campaign.
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City planning has been car centric for years. The value of Active Trans is in keeping the concerns of walkers, bikers, and people who take public transportation on the table.