Did You Know?

People walking are five times as likely to be killed by a driver traveling 30 mph as one going 20 mph.

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Do you want better transportation options in the region?

You can take action right now on one of our campaigns.

Any support helps our mission, whether it’s donating to Active Trans, contacting your locally elected officials, or advocating for better biking, walking and transit in your community.

Here’s more about the work we’re doing right now:

Bikeways for All

  In recent years, bicycling in Chicago has transformed from a fringe activity to a mainstream mode of transportation, opening up the benefits...

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Bike Walk Every Town

What is Bike Walk Every Town? Walkable communities, high quality bike lanes and easy-to-use public transportation: These are not pipe dreams, but attainable goals...

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Our Lakefront

WHAT Active Trans' Our Lakefront campaign aims to make walking and cycling safer and more convenient along our lakefront while increasing access to...

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Chicago Leadership Network

  What is the Chicago Leadership Network? Walkable communities, high quality bike lanes and a strong public transportation system: These are not pipe...

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Trail Connect Chicagoland

The Chicago area provides opportunities to enjoy more than 1,100 miles of trails that crisscross the region. Not only are these trails fabulous recreational assets,...

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Back on the Bus: Speeding Up Chicago’s Buses

A healthy and growing bus system is critical to building a more sustainable transportation network in Chicago. Back on the Bus identifies ways...

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