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Small group rides offered this summer

Apr 30, 2018 | by Active Trans

Do you love scenic bike rides but wish you could stop to learn more about the hidden gems Chicagoland has to offer? New for summer 2018, Active Trans brings you Pedal Chicagoland, our small group ride series! We will take you through some of Chicagoland’s most treasured spots via bike at a casual, no-drop pace. These one-of-a-kind experiences are open to cyclists of all skill levels. Check out the available group rides below: Visit some of Chicago’s most interesting and spectacular water fountains Date: Sunday August 5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Guide: Greg Borzo, author of Where to Bike Chicago, Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains and other books. You’ll learn the unique stories of these fountains within the broader history of Chicago, while enjoying...

Expedia to be honored at 2018 Awards Reception

Feb 13, 2018 | by Active Trans

Chicago is still entrenched in the grip of winter. But Todd Scales is already thinking about the summer. The director of technology of the Android team at Egencia, which is an Expedia company, is hard at work planning bicycling activities and events that he hopes will not only strengthen the bicycling culture at Expedia, but also get employees pumped about the Bike Commuter Challenge, Active Transportation Alliance’s annual biking competition in June.To honor the hard work of Scales and his colleagues, Expedia will be receiving Active Trans’ Business Leadership Award at our 2018 Awards Reception on March 7. As coordinator of the Bike Expedia affiliate group in Expedia’s Chicago office, Scales volunteers his time to manage the company’s bicycling programs, including participation...