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Are you Good To Go?

The price may fluctuate, but over the long run the price of gas will only go up.  GLT's Good To Go can help set you on a more environmentally AND economically sustainable path! Good to Go is an ongoing community wide project of GLT and ISU Sustainability designed to encourage healthy lifestyles and promote the use of alternative transportation instead of driving alone. The initiative's primary event is an annual Commuter Challenge, a friendly competition between individuals, teams and workplaces. During the 3rd week of May participants track and report their commutes online and can track calories burned, CO2 abated, and total miles! 

 

Light the Night 2014

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It's back! Last year, Good To Go partnered with Connect Transit, Uptown Partners and Bike BloNo to give away 500 front and rear lights in about 90 minutes. This year, we have more lights. You can get a safety check of your bike, learn more about advocacy groups Bike BloNo and the Friends of the Constitution Trail. Try the bike rack on the the front of a Connect Transit bus and you'll get freebies! You'll also learn more about the upcoming Trail Crawl event from GLT. To get free lights, bikes must be present and have no light or no working light. This event is on the north side of Uptown Circle on September 11th. It runs from 5 to 8 PM. Get in line early!

Constitution Trail Map

Get your copy at the WGLT Studios, Bloomington and Normal public libraries, Bloomington and Normal Parks and Rec offices, Vitesse Cycle Shop and Bloomington Cycle and Fitness. The new map is bigger, easier to read, includes instructions to load a bike on a bus and includes the newest sections of the paved recreation and commuter trail through Bloomington, Normal and McLean County. Check out an electronic copy now.

Year Round Commuters

During the Good To Go Commuter Challenge we ask you to try sustainable commuting for a week. We're hopeful our series of interviews with commuters who get around year round without relying on a car will inspire you to try our challenge for a week. We think you'll find it's just not that difficult. We also think you'll like saving gas dollars.

News

Chicago Puts Electric Buses In Service

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:06:13 CDT

Chicago has added two electric buses to its public transportation fleet with a $2.5 million federal grant. The Chicago Transit Authority has unveiled the buses. Each cost about $1 million, compared to roughly $400,000 that most CTA buses cost.

Bike Friendly Campus Named In Bloomington

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:59:50 CDT

The League of American Bicyclists calls Illinois Wesleyan University a Bicycle Friendly Campus.

Connect Transit Considering Alternative Fuel Source For Buses

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:33:40 CDT

When you think of city buses, you might conjure up long held images of black-smoke belching vehicles roaring up and down city streets.

BloNo Biking Its Way To National Prominence

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:46:29 CDT

Preliminary figures in an on-going national bike-riding challenge highlight Bloomington-Normal's national prominence in the ever-growing lifestyle.


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