Did You Know?

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.

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.