Active Trans

The Active Transportation Alliance is a coalition of people who are working to make walking, biking, and public transit safe and equitable options for getting around Chicagoland.

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The weblog of Active Transportation Alliance

Making the case for bike rooms 

Nov 14, 2022 | by Maya Norris

More people than ever are bicycling around Chicago, thanks to the bicycling boom that emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic enticing people to hop on two wheels. But how do we…

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Want better options for walking, biking, and transit in Chicagoland? Here's your opportunity to get involved.

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Active Transportation Alliance Annual Meeting

Join us on Tues., Nov. 29 to celebrate our outstanding volunteers and meet fellow supporters at the Revolution Brewing Taproom. We’ll honor top local advocates and you’ll learn about the important work underway at the Active Transportation Alliance.

 

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

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Whether it’s at the neighborhood, regional or national level, Active Trans works with residents, lawmakers and community leaders to make biking, walking and transit easier and more inviting. Here’s our strategy:

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Do you want better transportation options in the region? Getting involved with our...

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Advocacy & Legislation

We work with decision makers, local organizations and community members to improve...

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In Your Community

When it comes to making our streets safer and better for walking, biking, and public...

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Transit

Compared to other major cities in the U.S. and abroad, our current transit system is drastically...

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Bicycling

A lot has changed since our founding as the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation in 1985, but...

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Walking

While Chicago consistently rates well compared to its peers throughout the world...

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We envision a Chicagoland that is a fun and healthy place to live, work, and play.

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