Category Archives: Biking

Northbrook Sustainability Strategy a Model for Other Cities?

by William Wells for SUST 210 In 2011, the village of Northbrook, IL, partnered with the Park District to develop a strategy for strategic sustainability. The plan created a framework within which the community can adhere to create a more sustainable village. The … Continue reading

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Housing and Transportation in Schaumburg: What about Density?

by Thomas Lewallen for SUST 210 Within recent years, Schaumburg has taken a multitude of steps to become a greener town. Starting in the 1970’s the Village created the Clean Environment Committee, now known as just the Environmental Committee, which advocated … Continue reading

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DIVVY Bike Program and Chicago’s Suburbs

by Tom Shelton for SUST 210 By now, most people have heard of DIVVY, unless of course you live under a rock. For those of us who do live under rocks, DIVVY is the new Chicago bike share program which … Continue reading

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Connectivity Brings Northwest Suburb a Modified Bike-friendly Trail

By Raquel Winke for SUST 210* The northwest suburb Hoffman Estates will undergo a bike-friendly path and route expansion. This project will include three major phases. The first phase of the Hoffman Estate’s Shoe Factory Road/I-90 Bicycle and Pedestrian Project … Continue reading

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Transportation Issues in Schaumburg: SUST 210 Student Research Project Update

Check out the brand-new Transportation section of this website, which features research and writing conducted by several students in Mike Bryson’s SUST 210 The Sustainable Future online class from Spring 2012 at Roosevelt University. Kevin Eagan, Alexa Pateras, and Bradford … Continue reading

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Will Schaumburg Become a Bicycle Friendly Community? It’s in the Works!

Submitted by Brad Goff for SUST 210 online Imagine yourself as kid again. How did you get around most of the time? Lots of people have fond memories of riding their bikes as kids. Whether it was down the street … Continue reading

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Biking Advocate Bob Pautsch Wins Award for Volunteer Work

This past summer and fall, SUST major Kenton Franklin and SUST professor Mike Bryson represented Roosevelt University on the Village of Schaumburg’s Bike Planning / Active Transportation task force, which met several times under the leadership of the Active Transportation … Continue reading

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