Category Archives: transportation

Important Environmental Bills Pending this Week in IL General Assembly

Editor’s Note: This message on Memorial Day 2014 is from Jen Walling of the Illinois Environmental Council, a non-profit group focused on monitoring the IL General Assembly and advocating for progressive environmental policy for our state. Please consider contacting your … Continue reading

Posted in climate change, conservation, economics, energy, Illinois, news, policy, transportation

Bike2Campus Week at RU, April 21-25

While Earth Week (April 21st-25th) is fast approaching, not all of us may know that this same week marks the first time ever that the Chicago Network of Sustainability in Higher Education (CNSHE) is hosting the Chicagoland Bike2Campus Week! As … Continue reading

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Chicago Network of Sustainability in Higher Education announces first Bike2Campus Week

The Chicago Network of Sustainability in Higher Education (CNSHE) will host its first Chicagoland Bike2Campus Week April 21-25. The Chicagoland Network for Sustainability in Higher Education (CNSHE) is a network of higher education institutions working to advance sustainability and accelerate … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Ride

Landscape artist Marc Granen has taken the concept of a rooftop garden to a new level with his motor vehicle. Marc designed and built his own bus that has a fully functioning small garden on the roof. His mission is to … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, green design, news, transportation

RISE Calls for Students to Step Up to the Challenge of Climate Change

For the fall 2013 semester, RISE is continuing to take on the challenge of climate change. As a Roosevelt student organization committed to empowering students and giving them the organizational tools needed to make movements successful, RISE has had much … Continue reading

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Illinois’ First-Ever Bike Transportation Plan Needs Public Input

SUST at RU digs this: Illinois’ first ever state-wide Bicycle Transportation Plan is being developed this year, and the folks doing it at the IL Department of Transportation needs the input of the general public, not just professional planners and … Continue reading

Posted in biking, planning, policy, transportation

Environmental Groups Oppose Illiana Expressway Project, File Federal Lawsuits

This report by Joseph Ruzich in the 17 July 2013 edition of the Chicago Tribune details the legal action taken by three major environmental groups in Illinois opposed to the Illiana Expressway, proposed to run through the rural/agricultural parts of … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, conservation, ecology, news, policy, social justice, transportation