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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.

How (Not) to Get Your Bike Stolen Video Part II is Out
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Started this discussion. Last reply by jolondon30 Aug 17.

 

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Roll the Cold Bike Challenge at Chicagoland: Wherever you are and wherever you are going!

January 17, 2015 to January 23, 2015
This year, Active Trans is asking people across Chicagoland to show off their winter bike riding by participating in the first Roll the Cold Bike Challenge from January 17-23, 2015.  It's so simple: Sign up, raise money, track your trips and win cool prizes!  You don't have to bike all the way to your destination every day - just biking to your local bus or train stop counts. We'll give you all the tools …See More
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Julie Hochstadter replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Metra changes bike policy to increase access
"No that's the one. Just wanted to confirm what has been updated on their site and what hasn't so we can print or show a conductor if needed on our phone."
Nov 19
Not too hip replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Metra changes bike policy to increase access
"That is it. Is there something that I missed? "
Nov 19
Julie Hochstadter replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Metra changes bike policy to increase access
Nov 19
Not too hip replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Metra changes bike policy to increase access
"I think that these pages have not been updated to reflect the new policy which is what all of the train personnel not on my train agreed with."
Nov 18
Asper K replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Metra changes bike policy to increase access
"According to their schedule bikes still aren't allowed in the early morning..only those arriving after 9AM as before.   I spot checked aurora and elgin (as these are nice combos with trails).  See the "bikes allowed" line.…"
Nov 18
Not too hip replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Metra changes bike policy to increase access
"It was the UP west line. I did call customer service and was told that I should have been allowed to board with the bike and that a report would be made. My train ticket does say Metra and I now have the printed page of the new Metra bicycle policy…"
Nov 18
Anne Alt replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Metra changes bike policy to increase access
"In general, I've encountered more bike resistance on the UP lines than on other lines. Your mileage may vary...  "
Nov 18

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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
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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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