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.

Forest Park School District adopts school travel plan!

Thursday evening, Forest Park School District 91's School Board showed their support for Safe Routes to School by adopting a school travel plan.

src= plan was produced by Active Trans in partnership with district officials, the Village of Forest Park, parents, the Forest Park Police Department, the Forest Park Chamber of Commerce and other community members.

The Forest Park School Travel Plan is a complimentary piece to Forest Parks’ Active Transportation Plan and Complete Streets policy.

The plan includes school walking route maps, recommended signed school routes, and education, encouragement and enforcement initiatives.

The plan was funded by the Model Communities Grant Program, an initiative of the Cook County Department of Public Health.