In the news: 2014

Chicago’s most dangerous intersections for pedestrians (Chicago Tribune; October 2014)
As a part of the launch of our Safe Crossings pedestrian safety campaign, we released a list of 20 of the most dangerous intersections in Chicagoland.


Split lakefront path for cyclists, pedestrians: survey (RedEye; October 2014)
Following a survey about ways to improve the Lakefront Trail, Active Trans says in this article that alternative modes of transportation are vital to the corridor.


Metra eases bike ban but still reserves right to boot cyclists (Chicago Sun-Times; September 2014)
This article highlights our work with Metra to loosen its bikes-on-trains policy, an issue we hear about often from members.


Despite 2009 law, pedestrians still in danger crossing streets (Daily Herald; September 2014)
We studied 52 crosswalks throughout the region and found that most drivers don’t stop for pedestrians in crosswalks, even though it’s the law.


Checkerboard City: South Siders need a sidewalk (New City; July 2014)
Highlights our work with a group of residents on the far south side of Chicago who are trying to get a badly needed sidewalk installed in their neighborhood.


NewsViews: Active Transportation Alliance and AAA (ABC/Channel 7; June 2014)
ABC features our partnership with AAA to remind motorists and people on bikes to share the road and roll together.