Did You Know?

Only 11 percent of Chicagoland residents ride transit to work.

Holiday shopping tips: Save money and support Active Trans this season!

As we head into the holiday shopping season, here are a few tips for our friends who bike, walk and ride transit:

1. Use your Active Trans member discount card! Show your member card at more than 100 area bike shops and businesses to take advantage of discounts and special offers available only to Active Trans members. Check out our list of discount partners before you start your shopping. Don’t see your favorite business? Learn how to sign them up for the discount program by e-mailing

2. Do your online shopping through Make your online purchases through Spend For Good and retailers will make a donation to Active Trans at no additional cost to you! Retailers will typically pass along 1-15 percent of your purchase amount to us. Hundreds of popular sites like participate. You can also earn us donations by booking holiday travel through the site.

3. Give an Active Trans membership with bike map for the holiday! Give the gift of a better region for biking, walking and transit to someone you care about this year with an Active Trans Premium membership. Your gift not only supports our advocacy efforts, but it also includes a Chicagoland Bike Map, member card discounts and the inside scoop about our movement for your special person. To give your gift now, select the Premium membership level and check the box for “This is a gift membership” when filling out the form.