Based in Chicago, Illinois, the Active Transportation Alliance is a non-profit advocacy organization that works to improve conditions for bicycling, walking and transit and engage people in healthy and active ways to get around.
A Chicago organization working to reduce car dependence.
Intercity bus service covering the Midwest
A group for Chicagoans who believe in life without driving to exchange support and advice and announce events of interest to non-drivers in Chicago.
First staged in 1999, the Chicago Auto Show SHUTDOWN Festival is the largest auto show counter-propaganda event in North America and has been held more times than any other anti-auto exposition on the continent.
Comprehensive library of information on the Chicago rapid transit system — the ‘L’ — including history, stations, rolling stock, maps, etc.
Chicago Transit Authority
A blog covering all things CTA. Also home to the rider-created CTA wireless alerts.
A peer-to-peer moving and delivery service that specializes in big, bulky, heavy stuff. If you’ve ever needed a truck but don’t own one, Dolly is for you!
Grid Chicago is a blog by John Greenfield and Steven Vance about sustainable transportation in Chicago and Illinois.
Chicago’s only non-profit car sharing service.
New Urban Property Services lets renters and buyers search for a home by proximity to a train station.
Promotes pedestrian safety, access, awareness, and community.
Chicago suburban commuter rail
A joint strategic planning project of the RTA, CTA, Metra and Pace.
Neighbors Project is a growing movement of a new generation of people living in cities who are improving the quality of public life in our neighborhoods. We start by saying hi to our neighbors and take it from there.
A travel getaway guide to adventures off Manhattan using public transportation.
[BLOG NO LONGER ACTIVE] The three public transit agencies serving Chicago–the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace–are in a financial crisis. They and the RTA have embarked on a “Moving Beyond Congestion” initiative designed to drum up more money for transit. This blog is a place for comment and discussion on that effort.
the chainlink is a place for Chicago bikers of all types to connect, find rides and routes, and share information.
The Transit Riders’ Alliance advocates for better transit at the local, regional, state, and intercity levels throughout Illinois and the midwest.
A blog covering transportation issues in Chicago.
Walk Score calculates the walkability of any address, based on retail density and diversity.
World Carfree Network brings together organisations and individuals dedicated to promoting alternatives to car dependence and automobile-based planning at the international level and working to reduce the human impact on the natural environment while improving the quality of life for all.