Learn about better transportation options — and be a source of encouragement for others.

Lakefront trail conditions

If you're a regular user of the Lakefront Trail, you know how helpful it is to get information about trail conditions and trail-related...

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In the news

A big part of the work we do at the Active Transportation Alliance involves educating the public about our goals of better biking,...

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Member Benefits

Members get extensive benefits, including discounts at over 100 businesses, Active Trans’ seven county Chicagoland Bike Map, event discounts and more!

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Kozy's Cyclery
Advanced Spine & Sports Care
Lao Sze Chuan
Goose Island Brewpub
Handlebar & Grill
Lill Street Art Center

Music Box Theatre
Mike's Bike Shop
On the Route Bicycles
Old School Records
The Cyclery
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Bike To WorkLearn More

Like any new activity, biking to work becomes second nature once you do it a few times.

Ride safe, ride smart

Fear of injury keeps many people from riding a bike. Safety is a legitimate...

Avoid the door zone

The Door Zone is the 4-foot area along the side of a parked car...

Arrive in style

Looking good and staying comfortable If your trip is less than 5 miles, you...

We want more people choosing transportation options that are
healthy, fun and environmentally-friendly.


Explore the links below for more information on biking, walking and transit. Looking for clubs and groups that operate in a specific part...

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How to help your school district meet the state's new biking and walking education requirement Active Trans is excited to announce the passage...

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Planning & Consulting

Every community can benefit from a friendly, safe bicycling and walking environment. At the Active Transportation Alliance, that’s a core belief. Our planning and...

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If you've been in a crash while walking or biking, contact our Crash Support Helpline. Trained volunteers can help you take the right steps.

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