Did You Know?

Nearly five children are hit by people driving every day in Illinois while walking or biking within one block of a school.

Transit in Chicagoland is picking up speed!

Recent news has been very good for transit in our region and beyond:

Pace is going to run an express bus on the shoulder of I-55, and it is planning express on I-355 and I-290 in the near future. Read more in the Chicago Sun-Times story, “Pace buses to use shoulder of I-55.”

In other news… high speed rail lines could be coming to the region in the next few years, linking Chicago with Milwaukee, Madison, Detroit and Pontiac, and later, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Louisville and other cities. Read more in the Chicago Tribune story, “Obama’s $8 billion plan would dramatically shorten trips from Chicago to other Midwest cities.”