Did You Know?

Chicago’s first protected bike lane on Kinzie St. increased ridership by 55 percent without increasing traffic congestion for cars.

Green bike/walk tour in Oak Park and River Forest

On Saturday, September 24, 2011, Oak Park-based Green Community Connections will sponsor a self-guided, informational tour of selected green initiatives in Oak Park and River Forest.

The biking or walking tour starts at 1 p.m. and culminates at 4 p.m. with an after-tour gathering.

Participants can choose among 15 residential and community sites featuring high-efficiency homes, community and school gardens, small composting operations, homes with geothermal heating and cooling systems, urban chicken farming and more.

Come discover sustainable Oak Park and River Forest! Visit Green Community Connections for more information.