Did You Know?

Chicago’s first protected bike lane on Kinzie St. increased ridership by 55 percent without increasing traffic congestion for cars.

Tune in to Active Trans work on the Calumet-Sag Trail, Palos Heights Non-Motorized Plan

Palos Heights' local cable access channel, Channel 4, put Palos Heights Parks & Rec director Mike Leonard and me on Sue Jankowski's show.

Featured: The Calumet-Sag Trails' recent funding wins, Palos Heights' Non-Motorized Plan and its public workshop (next Wednesday at the Rec Center, 7 PM!), and why 2011 is the Year of Wellness in suburban Cook County. Plus: Mike Leonard vows to ride his bike to work from his home in Lemont. Well, almost vows.