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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.

North Suburbs

OVERVIEW

The North Suburbs include north suburban Cook County, as well as Lake and McHenry counties.

Get the latest updates on active transportation issues in the North Suburbs when you join our In Your Community: North Suburbs e-newsletter list.

 

LOCAL ADVOCACY GROUPS AND BIKE CLUBS

 

LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

ADVOCACY TRAINING

As part of our Bike Walk Every Town advocacy program, we host webinars and offer other resources on how you can organize and create change in your community. Develop the skills needed to strengthen biking and walking where you live.

 

FUNDING RESOURCES

llinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) provides millions of dollars each year in state and federal funding for walking, biking, and trail projects around Illinois. Here’s an extensive collection of resources for applying for ITEP funding, as we all Safe Routes to School grant programs.

We also have collected an extensive list of federal, regional, county, and private grant opportunities that can be used to fund walking and biking projects.

 

Please email suggestions for additional local community resources to Maggie@activetrans.org.