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.

MB Financial Bank continues to provide key support for Bike the Drive!

Great news! MB Financial Bank renewed its title sponsorship of the Active Transportation Alliance’s signature fundraising event, Bike the Drive, for 2012 and 2013, with an option to extend the sponsorship an additional year to 2014.

src=	Thanks to our partnership with MB, Active Trans will again produce one of the nation’s largest—and most loved—car-free bike rides.

Ride with us on May 27 and join more than 20,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities as they pedal along Chicago’s iconic roadway that hugs Lake Michigan. Enjoy unparalleled views of Chicago’s lakefront and a memorable day of camaraderie with friends, family and many thousands of other bicyclists.

Getting excited? Registration for MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive opens on Friday, January 20th—Winter Bike to Work Day. Stay tuned for more details!

We're still looking for sponsors to help make this fantastic event even better. If you work at a company that is interested in also being a sponsor, please contact Katie for more information:

Read the full news release about MB Financial Bank renewing its sponsorship.