Did You Know?

While the Chicago region’s population grew by 18 percent since 1980, the traffic increased by 66 percent in the same period.

Make your community a Healthy HotSpot!

Complete Streets and Active Transportation Plan Call for Projects

Active Transportation Alliance is pleased to announce the second round of the Healthy HotSpot Active Transportation Plan and Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program. Technical assistance grants will be awarded to:

  • 3 municipalities to develop an Active Transportation Plan
  • 2 municipalities to develop Complete Streets design approaches. 

Municipalities must be within suburban Cook County to be eligible. Applications are due on August 1, 2016, and awardees will be notified by August 15, 2016. A conference call will be held on July 13 from 10AM – 11AM to answer any questions. More information about eligibility, the technical assistance, application, and conference call is included below.

Learn more here. 

Please contact Hanna Kite with questions at

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This project is made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the Healthy HotSpot initiative led by the Cook County Department of Public Health. Healthy HotSpot is an initiative aiming to make suburban Cook County healthier one spot at a time through partnerships for healthy living.
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