Did You Know?

A bicycle commuter who rides four miles to work, five days a week, avoids 2,000 miles of driving and about 2,000 pounds of CO2 emissions each year.

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Do you want better transportation options in the region? Getting involved with our campaigns is a great way to achieve that.

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. If you’re looking for a place to get started, here’s more information on our campaigns:

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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Safe Routes to School

Support the campaign to get more kids walking and biking to school WHAT Every day in Illinois, five kids are hit by cars...

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