Active Tranportation Alliance Cold Bike Challenge
Cops Crack Down On Drivers Failing To Yield To PedestriansChicago isn't messing around when it comes to getting drivers to stop at crosswalks. Police set up Tuesday along North Clark Street near the Chicago History Museum.
Old Man Winter Can't Keep Cyclists Off The StreetsNo matter what the weather, some hardy Chicagoans are still out riding their bicycles.
Alderman Proposes Tax, Safety Course For BicyclistsA South Side Chicago alderman is proposing a $25 annual licensing fee on bicycles, coupled with a safety course.
Transportation Advocates Urge Kids To Ride Bikes To SchoolSchools nationwide are taking part in the annual "Walk and Roll to School" day, and the Active Transportation Alliance is organizing it locally.
City Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane DowntownChicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.
Village Of Skokie Asks Residents To Leave Cars At HomeThe Village of Skokie is asking residents to leave the car at home this Friday.
Cycling Group Encourages Chicagoans To Join 'Bike To Work Week'Cycling enthusiasts are encouraging others to pedal their way to work during this Bike to Work week in Chicago.
Thousands Of Cyclists Take Over Lake Shore DriveChicago's 11th annual Bike the Drive shut down Lake Shore Drive for most of Sunday morning, as thousands of cyclists rode along the lakefront.
Active Transportation Alliance: Speeders In Park Prove Need For CamerasA group that advocates for bicyclists and pedestrians is offering evidence that it says bolsters Mayor Rahm Emanuel's case for speed cameras in Chicago school zones.
City Council To Debate Speed Camera Plan This WeekThe Chicago City Council is expected to vote this week on the mayor’s controversial plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
Evanston Mulls Ban On Hands-Free Phone Calls While DrivingOfficials in Evanston are considering a ban on all cell phone calls while driving – even hands-free phones – believing they distract even the best of drivers.