Walk Bike Transit in the Media


Influence Pedaling in Uptown

Gapers Block, 3/28/2011

An impressive crowd of about 75 turned out a few nights ago at Gill Park to hear the two runoff candidates for alderman in Chicago's 46th Ward, Molly Phelan and James Cappleman, weigh in on transportation issues at a forum hosted by Walk Bike Transit (WBT) , a newcomer to the political scene who may end up having an important impact.  The non-partisan WBT says its mission is "to mobilize voters throughout Chicagoland [on] biking, pedestrian, and transit issues." (Click here to continue reading)


46th Ward Candidates Address Walking, Biking & Transit

Gay Chicago Magazine, 3/24/2011

CHICAGO – 46th Ward aldermanic candidates James Cappleman and Molly Phelan discussed making the ward more walkable, improving safety and access for bicyclists and upgrading mass transit at a forum March 22 at Gill Park.  (Click here to continue reading)


BEYOND BIKE LANES: A Design Charrette

Bike Winter Arts Show, Chicago Urban Arts Society, 3/11/2011

A design charrette is an exercise that lets many people provide input on a design model. Using the Chicago Bike Map and the Bike 2015 Plan as a springboard, we are inviting people to map out their ride to work, pinpoint issues that affect safety, and identify ambitious plans for the future. John Lankford, executive director of Walk Bike Transit, will help you identify the wards you live and work in, and connect you with information on how to get more involved in the local politics that shape your day to day biking experience. Walk Bike Transit is a non-partisan political action committee fostering relationships between voters and locally-elected officials around active transportation issues.


Walk Bike Transit, Municipal Elections, and the Chicago Cycle Swap 

Chicago Cycling Examiner, 2/26/2011

Walk Bike Transit is an advocacy effort whose goal is to interject cycling, walking, and transit into Chicago's municipal elections, and to build champions for those issues over the next four years at the municipal level. Walk Bike Transit will be among the organizations that is participating in the Chicago Cycle Swap that happens later today.   (Click here to continue reading)