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CST logoBlue Island is a lead agency for the 10-member Cal-Sag Trail Coalition. Follow trail construction with the Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail.

In July 2011, the City of Blue Island adopted the Blue Island Complete Streets Ordinance, becoming the first municipality in Illinois to adopt a Complete Streets policy as a local ordinance.

2011 ord 11-134 COBI Complete Streets Ordinance

COBI Complete Streets prioritization map

Blue Island adopted its first Active Transportation Plan in March, 2012. The plan recognizes Blue Island’s heritage as a transit hub and builds support and infrastructure for walking and biking in Blue Island.

2012 res 12-437 COBI Active Transportation Plan [7.05MB]

Read all about it!
Blue Island to Adopt Active Trans Plan
City of Blue Island adopts Complete Streets ordinance (Active Transportation Alliance)
Complete Streets Policy Workshop (Sustain Blue Island)
Blue Island City Council Bikes to Work (Active Transportation Alliance)

Local links:
Blue Island Bike Club
Cal-Sag Cycles
Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail
League of Illinois Bicyclists