Did You Know?

Half of school children walked or biked to school in 1969, but only 13 percent were doing it in 2009.

HB 43 Explained

As you probably know, Gov. Pat Quinn signed HB 43 into law on July 22. Effective immediatly motorists in Illinois must stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.

We here at Active Trans have received many questions about how this law will be implemented. To answer your questions, we have prepared a FAQ and one-pager on how HB 43 works. We hope you find them useful.

If you still have more questions, email us at or call 312.427.3325.

Please encourage your local law enforcement to agressively enforce HB 43. If you see a violation, call 911 or your local police department.

Thanks for your support for safe, healthy, environmentally-friendly active transportation.