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Roughly every three days, one person biking or walking is killed by someone driving a car in the Chicago region.

South Suburbs

 

OVERVIEW

The South Suburbs include south suburban Cook County, Will County, as well as Lake and Porter counties in Northwest Indiana.

Get the latest updates on active transportation issues in the South Suburbs below and join our In Your Community: South 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