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Metra changes bike policy to increase access
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Nov 19, 2014.

 

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Shidorr Gayer is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event

MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive Volunteer registration is now open - sign up today! at Lake Shore Drive

May 24, 2015 all day
Volunteer for MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive Volunteer registration is now open - sign up today! Calling all volunteers! Your time and talents are needed to help Active Trans produce a successful, car-free bike ride on Lake Shore Drive. Please join us Sunday, May 24, 2015 for our biggest fundraiser, MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive, and support our work to improve biking, walking and transit.There are pre-event, day-of-event and post-event volunteer opportunities. Choose the best job for you,…See More
Apr 30
Active Transportation Alliance posted an event
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Bike Commuter Challenge at Wherever you work!

June 12, 2015 to June 19, 2015
The Bike Commuter Challenge is a week-long annual event produced by the Active Transportation Alliance! In 2014 alone, 6,000 participants from across 650 Chicagoland companies and organizations including Groupon and Orbitz took part in the event. Participation is easy – you don’t have to bike all the way every day, just biking to your local bus or train stop counts. We’ll give you and your office all the tools you need to get going on two wheels. Meet other cool bike commuters all week before…See More
Apr 29
Active Transportation Alliance is now friends with Shidorr Gayer and Peter Szabo
Apr 29
Ashleigh David is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event
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MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive at Chicago

May 24, 2015 from 6am to 12pm
Once a year, people on two wheels own Lake Shore Drive during the MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive! See a sunrise over Lake Michigan, hear the birds chirp and enjoy the iconic views of Chicago’s skyline as you experience the best of the city by bike. You may cycle as little or as much of the 30 mile course as you'd like. Touted as one of the nation’s premier cycling events, people of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join!This year’s event will feature three rest stops along the route…See More
Apr 26
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MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive at Chicago

May 24, 2015 from 6am to 12pm
Once a year, people on two wheels own Lake Shore Drive during the MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive! See a sunrise over Lake Michigan, hear the birds chirp and enjoy the iconic views of Chicago’s skyline as you experience the best of the city by bike. You may cycle as little or as much of the 30 mile course as you'd like. Touted as one of the nation’s premier cycling events, people of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join!This year’s event will feature three rest stops along the route…See More
Apr 22
Active Transportation Alliance posted a discussion

Help make it safer for kids to walk and bike to school in Illinois

From the Active Trans blog:Every day in Illinois, five children are hit by a vehicle within one block of a school.Many of these crashes lead to life altering injuries and some are tragically fatal. 100 percent of them are preventable.Today we’re asking you to join us in saying: enough is enough. Click the link below to email your state representative to tell him or her the people of Illinois want Safe Routes to…See More
Apr 22
Active Transportation Alliance replied to morebanjo's discussion Alderman Reilly introduces measure to remove Kinzie protected bike lane
"Just posted on the Active Trans blog:  Why removing the Kinzie bike lane is a bad idea A bike network is only as strong as its weakest link, but a new proposal by 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly threatens to remove one of the most critical…"
Apr 17
Abby Johns is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event
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MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive at Chicago

May 24, 2015 from 6am to 12pm
Once a year, people on two wheels own Lake Shore Drive during the MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive! See a sunrise over Lake Michigan, hear the birds chirp and enjoy the iconic views of Chicago’s skyline as you experience the best of the city by bike. You may cycle as little or as much of the 30 mile course as you'd like. Touted as one of the nation’s premier cycling events, people of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join!This year’s event will feature three rest stops along the route…See More
Apr 12

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.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.activetrans.org, www.myspace.com/biketraffic, www.facebo...

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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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