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Only 24 percent of jobs in the region are accessible by transit in 90 minutes or less by a typical resident — and that number drops to 12 percent in the suburbs.

Photo contest: Capture the spirit of your lively suburban community!

Chicagoland is host to plently of unique, vibrant suburbs–many that are currently undergoing transit-oriented development (TOD).

The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) wants photos that showcase these communities and their committment to various alternative modes of transportation.

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www.pedbikeimages.org/Austin Brown

From now until September 5, submit photos of vibrant street life, including:

  • Suburban TODs and downtowns filled with people

  • Special events like farmers markets or your favorite commmunity festival

  • Trains, buses, walkers and bikers

CNT will award a $50 first-place prize and two $25 second-place prizes to be voted on by your fellow urbanists and transit geeks!

Follow CNT on Facebook for more information on rules and how to submit photos.