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Active Transportation Alliance
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Shawn Evans replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Oak Park to get Divvy and Neighborhood Greenways
"I guess they don't expect anyone to actually read their report (over 200 pages). Their bike plan is pretty useless. They state above that bike lanes were already implemented  due to the 2008 plan, but "many people tell me they are…"
Active Transportation Alliance posted a discussion

Oak Park to get Divvy and Neighborhood Greenways

From the Active Trans blog: As a 20-year resident of Oak Park, I’m excited to share a number of changes coming to Oak Park that will improve conditions for biking and walking.Last week, the village board approved the Oak Park Neighborhood Greenways system as an addendum to its 2008 bike plan. Elements of the 2008 bike plan have already been adopted, such as significantly more and better bike parking near transit stations, bike lanes, wayfinding signs and creating a village government bike…See More
Active Transportation Alliance posted an event

Active Trans Member Ride: Cal Sag Trail Exploration! at Cal Sag, I&M, Centennial Trails

August 8, 2015 all day
Join us for a day of exploring Chicago’s South Side and southland trail network on Saturday, August 8th!We’ll meet at Abbott Park, steps from the 95th/Dan Ryan CTA Red Line Stop, at 10 a.m.* From there, we’ll explore a portion of the Major Taylor Trail, all of the brand new Cal-Sag Trail and a good portion of the I&M/Centennial Trails.We’ll make a beer/food stop at Pollyanna Brewing Company in Lemont. We’ll end the ride in Joliet, taking Metra…See More
Active Transportation Alliance replied to CityMom's discussion Help me learn to bike in the city. Where do I start?
"Hi CityMom! Being new to cycling is nothing to be ashamed of at all. We are, in fact, still offering City Cycling Classes every 2nd Saturday of the month. You can register on our site here. We'd love to have you join us! Our expert instructors…"
Jul 27
Yasmeen replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Support closing the gap in the Burnham Greenway
"Thanks for giving it a bump. I was just on this bike trail and this extension would make it perfect. "
Jul 22
Tony Adams 4 mi replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Support closing the gap in the Burnham Greenway
"Somehow I missed this when it appeared back in May."
Jul 21
Katie Smith replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Support closing the gap in the Burnham Greenway
"We are thinking of doing this route for a bike camping trip with the kids in a few weeks.  The 7yo can do the distance, but how dangerous are the roads where there is no path?  Or are there sidewalks he could take?"
Jul 16
Active Transportation Alliance posted a discussion

Allow bikes on South Shore Line

From the Chicago Sun-Times:Active Transportation Alliance: Allow bikes on South Shore LineA Chicago bike advocacy group is calling out the railroad company that operates the South Shore Line between South Bend and Chicago because it’s the only commuter line in the nation that doesn’t allow passengers to bring their bicycles aboard.The Active Transportation…See More
Jun 25

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid, Cyclocross, Cruiser, Track, Fixed Gear, BMX, Recumbent, Tandem, Folding Bike, Tall Bike, Lowrider
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town, My job involves biking, My business involves biking, Other
About me:
The mission of Active Transportation Alliance is to make bicycling, walking and public transit so safe, convenient and fun that we will achieve a significant shift from environmentally harmful, sedentary travel to clean, active travel. We advocate for transportation that encourages and promotes safety, physical activity, health, recreation, social interaction, equity, environmental stewardship and resource conservation.
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At 4:23pm on May 18, 2014, Stephanie Sandhusen said…

Anyone Interested in going to the Horsey 100 Cycling event with me this memorial day weekend? 

At 5:17am on June 25, 2011, Elihu Blanks said…

ATA tries to make Chicago more livable.


Thank You ATA,



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