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.

Get ready! Spring bike safety checklist

Here's a Bicycling Ambassadors & Safety Tip from the Chicago Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Traffic Safety.

Spring Checklist: The winter is a great time to check your bike for spring riding! Do you have a flat that needs changing? Are your brakes working properly? Is your chain lubed? Download Safe Cycling in Chicago for quick, easy maintenance tips. It’s the perfect time to buy a new helmet or lock at a discounted price. Proper helmet use saves lives and correct locking prevents theft. Visit your local bike shop for more information on accessories.