Complete Streets Coalition

The Chicagoland Complete Streets Coalition serves as a forum for learning and networking in order to advance Complete Streets implementation in the greater Chicago region.

Coalition meetings are open to anyone interested in Complete Streets. The meetings are held quarterly, and our membership includes representatives from villages, cities, councils of governments, public health organizations, and local and regional government agencies involved with transportation and the built environment.

To be added to the Coalition e-mail list, please fill out our sign-up form.

See below for information about upcoming meetings, resources, funding opportunities, and more.

Upcoming Meetings

  • TBD: Our 2020 quarterly meeting schedule will be posted when details are set. 

Meeting Notes and Recordings

  • Barriers and Solutions to Complete Streets, December 2019 (recording, notes from brainstorm) – Speakers: Kyle Whitehead (Active Transportation Alliance), Lindsay Bayley (CMAP)
  • Bike Share Panel, May 2019 (recording, notes) – Speakers: Jean Sheerin (Cook County Forest Preserve), Roopa Anjanappa (City of Aurora), Sean Wiedel (Chicago Department of Transportation)
  • Transportation Funding Panel, October 2018 (notes) – Speakers: Erin Aleman (CMAP, formerly IDOT), Tim Gustafson (Epstein), Tricia Hyland (CMAP), Doug Ferguson (CMAP), Tomohiko Music (Cook County)

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Mission & Vision

Mission: The Complete Streets Coalition is a network of decision makers, government staff, and advocates who gather to advocate for complete streets and sustainable, healthy, and equitable transportation in the Chicagoland region through professional development, peer-learning, knowledge sharing, and policy advocacy.

Vision: We envision a future where all Chicagoland communities offer a safe, convenient and connected transportation environment with abundant walking, bicycling and transit options available for all ages and abilities.

Coalition Co-chairs

  • Lindsay Bayley, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
  • Bill Murray, City of Calumet
  • Tomohiko Music, Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
  • Jim Merrell, Active Transportation Alliance
  • Maggie Melin, Active Transportation Alliance