Chicago's SAFE Ambassadors

Chicago's SAFE Ambassadors Chicago's SAFE (Streets Are For Everybody) Ambassadors
The purpose of Chicago's SAFE Ambassadors is to educate
and encourage all residents of Chicago on how to safely walk,
safely bike, safely drive, and use mass transit such as the CTA.

Chicago's SAFE Ambassadors and Junior Ambassadors are the City of Chicago’s traffic safety and public-awareness outreach team. We promote safety for all road users–bike riders, motorists and pedestrians–and encourage all Chicagoans to ride their bikes more.

Operating as usual

Happy Monday Chicago! This is your SAFE reminder that Ride Illinois’ next Bicycle-Friendly Driver course (Whose Lane is ...
12/27/2021

Happy Monday Chicago! This is your SAFE reminder that Ride Illinois’ next Bicycle-Friendly Driver course (Whose Lane is It?) is taking place this Wednesday 12/29 at 12pm CST. The discussion will be led by Elizabeth Adamczyk and our SAFE Ambassador Chris Zombory. Ride Illinois & SAFE would love for you to attend! Feel free to SAFEly 😉spread the word! The registration link is below:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_veUjo_IBTZ6i3A4Fkh4tpQ

Happy Monday Chicago! This is your SAFE reminder that Ride Illinois’ next Bicycle-Friendly Driver course (Whose Lane is It?) is taking place this Wednesday 12/29 at 12pm CST. The discussion will be led by Elizabeth Adamczyk and our SAFE Ambassador Chris Zombory. Ride Illinois & SAFE would love for you to attend! Feel free to SAFEly 😉spread the word! The registration link is below:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_veUjo_IBTZ6i3A4Fkh4tpQ

Happy holidays…
12/26/2021

Happy holidays…

Happy holidays…

SAFE tv Ep.4 - Biking in Cool Weather
12/23/2021
SAFE tv Ep.4 - Biking in Cool Weather

SAFE tv Ep.4 - Biking in Cool Weather

SAFE Ambassadors Ambrasia Warner and Caro Carillo explain proper preparation and the right gear needed for winter weather biking. SAFE tv is an original CAN...

Photos from Chicago Department of Public Health's post
12/22/2021

Photos from Chicago Department of Public Health's post

Dates: Monday, January 3 to Saturday, January 29, 2022Location: The alley behind 4700 - 4748 N. Winthrop Avenue (W. Lela...
12/21/2021

Dates: Monday, January 3 to Saturday, January 29, 2022

Location: The alley behind 4700 - 4748 N. Winthrop Avenue (W. Leland Avenue to W. Lawrence Avenue)

Local Impact:
-Crews will block access to the alleys and garages/parking spaces during stated work hours.
-Access to garages/parking spaces will be available at the end of each workday.
-The contractor will provide alternative parking for impacted residents.
-If you need further information about alternative parking, please contact the contractor, Walsh-Fluor, at 708-253-9772.
-The contractor will maintain garbage and recycling pickup.
-The contractor will implement the necessary dust mitigation procedures.
-There will be noise while work is being performed. Noise will include:
General construction noise
Loud noise from embankment demolition
Noise from steel cutting and crane lifting
Beeping for backup alarms on vehicles

Dates: Monday, January 3 to Saturday, January 29, 2022

Location: The alley behind 4700 - 4748 N. Winthrop Avenue (W. Leland Avenue to W. Lawrence Avenue)

Local Impact:
-Crews will block access to the alleys and garages/parking spaces during stated work hours.
-Access to garages/parking spaces will be available at the end of each workday.
-The contractor will provide alternative parking for impacted residents.
-If you need further information about alternative parking, please contact the contractor, Walsh-Fluor, at 708-253-9772.
-The contractor will maintain garbage and recycling pickup.
-The contractor will implement the necessary dust mitigation procedures.
-There will be noise while work is being performed. Noise will include:
General construction noise
Loud noise from embankment demolition
Noise from steel cutting and crane lifting
Beeping for backup alarms on vehicles

Dates: Saturday, January 1 to Saturday, April 30, 2022    Location: W. Ardmore Avenue between the CTA tracks and N. Wint...
12/21/2021

Dates: Saturday, January 1 to Saturday, April 30, 2022

Location: W. Ardmore Avenue between the CTA tracks and N. Winthrop Avenue

The SAFE Ambassadors are not fans of the snow, but we are definite fans of driving slow. #HappyHolidays #ChicagoSAFE #St...
12/20/2021

The SAFE Ambassadors are not fans of the snow, but we are definite fans of driving slow.

#HappyHolidays #ChicagoSAFE #StreetsAreForEverybody

The SAFE Ambassadors are not fans of the snow, but we are definite fans of driving slow.

#HappyHolidays #ChicagoSAFE #StreetsAreForEverybody

Photos from Chicago Department of Transportation's post
12/17/2021

Photos from Chicago Department of Transportation's post

Happy holidays Chicago! Stay safe! 🎄
12/16/2021

Happy holidays Chicago! Stay safe! 🎄

Curious about biking for transportation this winter? Join Ride Illinois this Tuesday evening to learn all the tips in re...
12/11/2021

Curious about biking for transportation this winter? Join Ride Illinois this Tuesday evening to learn all the tips in regards to clothing, how to get your bike ready, planning routes and more!

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-1aa9q5fTiiPhwlVED9axg

Curious about biking for transportation this winter? Join Ride Illinois this Tuesday evening to learn all the tips in regards to clothing, how to get your bike ready, planning routes and more!

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-1aa9q5fTiiPhwlVED9axg

Happening tonight! Pump the brakes! Fridays 5:30pm - 6:30pm on Zoom.Find the link at www.NWSHC.org/events Whether you bi...
12/10/2021

Happening tonight! Pump the brakes!
Fridays 5:30pm - 6:30pm on Zoom.
Find the link at www.NWSHC.org/events

Whether you bike, drive, or both, join Bikes N’ Roses and friends for a facilitated conversation and education series to build harmony, unity, and safety between people who bike and people who drive.

Happening tonight! Pump the brakes!
Fridays 5:30pm - 6:30pm on Zoom.
Find the link at www.NWSHC.org/events

Whether you bike, drive, or both, join Bikes N’ Roses and friends for a facilitated conversation and education series to build harmony, unity, and safety between people who bike and people who drive.

Chicago Warming Centers
12/08/2021

Chicago Warming Centers

🎅 Happy Monday Chicago! Make sure you bundle up today! It’s a chilly one.
12/06/2021

🎅 Happy Monday Chicago! Make sure you bundle up today! It’s a chilly one.

🎅 Happy Monday Chicago! Make sure you bundle up today! It’s a chilly one.

Get hyped Chicago! Let us know if you see the brighter, easier to ride Divvy ebike rolling down your street.Try the ebik...
12/03/2021

Get hyped Chicago! Let us know if you see the brighter, easier to ride Divvy ebike rolling down your street.

Try the ebike for yourself and tag Divvy in your pics.

Read more on their blog:

https://www.divvybikes.com/blog/new-divvy-ebike

Get hyped Chicago! Let us know if you see the brighter, easier to ride Divvy ebike rolling down your street.

Try the ebike for yourself and tag Divvy in your pics.

Read more on their blog:

https://www.divvybikes.com/blog/new-divvy-ebike

I am a proud Bicycle-Friendly Driver and you can be too! All roadway users deserve to reach their destination safely. Re...
12/01/2021

I am a proud Bicycle-Friendly Driver and you can be too! All roadway users deserve to reach their destination safely. Register for a free online course offered each month by @rideillinois to learn more. Visit rideillinois.org/safety/education for details. #rideillinois #rideilsafetly #sharetheroad #slowdownplease #educationmatters

I am a proud Bicycle-Friendly Driver and you can be too! All roadway users deserve to reach their destination safely. Register for a free online course offered each month by @rideillinois to learn more. Visit rideillinois.org/safety/education for details. #rideillinois #rideilsafetly #sharetheroad #slowdownplease #educationmatters

Happening #tomorrow night! This #free 1-hour virtual course will educate drivers of motor vehicles how to drive safely i...
11/29/2021

Happening #tomorrow night!

This #free 1-hour virtual course will educate drivers of motor vehicles how to drive safely in proximity to cyclists and increase safety for all road users. We will focus on the Illinois Rules of the Road, sharing the road, bike infrastructure, causes of common crashes, taking the lane, and what Ride Illinois teaches cyclists.

You can register using the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_veUjo_IBTZ6i3A4Fkh4tpQ

Happening #tomorrow night!

This #free 1-hour virtual course will educate drivers of motor vehicles how to drive safely in proximity to cyclists and increase safety for all road users. We will focus on the Illinois Rules of the Road, sharing the road, bike infrastructure, causes of common crashes, taking the lane, and what Ride Illinois teaches cyclists.

You can register using the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_veUjo_IBTZ6i3A4Fkh4tpQ

Everyone who drives a vehicle, please slow down…Even slower, thank you kindly.
11/29/2021

Everyone who drives a vehicle, please slow down…
Even slower, thank you kindly.

Everyone who drives a vehicle, please slow down…
Even slower, thank you kindly.

11/25/2021
Make it a #SAFEThanksgiving Chicago! We hope you enjoy the quality time with family and friends. ☺️
11/25/2021

Make it a #SAFEThanksgiving Chicago! We hope you enjoy the quality time with family and friends. ☺️

Make it a #SAFEThanksgiving Chicago! We hope you enjoy the quality time with family and friends. ☺️

11/22/2021

Tune into CAN TV tonight at 6 to catch the Chicago Department of Transportation / Vision Zero Chicago World Day of Remembrance 2021 special. Watch here: bit.ly/WDoRChicago2021

#ZeroTrafficDeaths #WDoR2021

Along with @ChicagoDOT and @VZchicago, CAN TV presents The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims tonight at ...
11/22/2021

Along with @ChicagoDOT and @VZchicago, CAN TV presents The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims tonight at 6 pm on Chicago cable channel 27. Or stream at cantv.org/live. #WDoR2021 #ZeroTrafficDeaths #chicago @ChicagoSafe #cantvchicago

Along with @ChicagoDOT and @VZchicago, CAN TV presents The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims tonight at 6 pm on Chicago cable channel 27. Or stream at cantv.org/live. #WDoR2021 #ZeroTrafficDeaths #chicago @ChicagoSafe #cantvchicago

Don't forget: New, lower fares went into effect today, incl lower pass prices and transfers between CTA buses & trains a...
11/21/2021

Don't forget: New, lower fares went into effect today, incl lower pass prices and transfers between CTA buses & trains are now free! Contactless Pay-as-you-go fares are also now the same as Ventra fares on bus+rail.

Full info: transitchicago.com/fares

Don't forget: New, lower fares went into effect today, incl lower pass prices and transfers between CTA buses & trains are now free! Contactless Pay-as-you-go fares are also now the same as Ventra fares on bus+rail.

Full info: transitchicago.com/fares

Photos from Chicago Department of Transportation's post
11/21/2021

Photos from Chicago Department of Transportation's post

11/21/2021

In the United States, an estimated 20,160 people died in car crashes in the first 6 months of 2021. Even one death is unacceptable.

Join our partners at Chicago Department of Transportation in memorializing the victims of traffic crashes on the World Day of Remembrance . Tune in Monday, Nov. 22, 6pm on CAN TV or livestream at bit.ly/WDoRChicago2021! #WDoR2021 #ZeroTrafficDeaths Chicago's SAFE Ambassadors Vision Zero Chicago

11/18/2021
BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.BFF Chicago #2Nov. 19 - 28Hosted by Acti...
11/15/2021

BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.

BFF Chicago #2
Nov. 19 - 28

Hosted by Active Transportation Alliance
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Active Transportation Alliance.

BFF Chicago #2 presents an international selection of the most important short films from the BFF collection. A diverse curation of filmmaking styles: narratives, documentaries, international award-winning filmmakers, and emerging directors all share equal billing. See an authentic and raw glimpse into:

Access to education is opened up to young female students in Kenya after receiving bicycles
A relationship in 3 minutes
The incredibly stunning and thrilling view of the annual Tour De Rwanda
Cycling as a response to knife crime epidemic in London
A portrait of Bike Rides For Black Lives
First female BMX competition at a major sporting event
A love between a father and his young BMX-rider son (produced by Lebron James)
The story of Julian Molina, the beloved, full-throttle one-legged cyclist
And more….

https://btt.boldtypetickets.com/events/115655097/bicycle-film-festival-chicago-2?fbclid=IwAR3JyorGjFLaApuXJ62YVCgmgTA9NCedkB0EXqev58Ygocq7NRiLilQu03Y

BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.

BFF Chicago #2
Nov. 19 - 28

Hosted by Active Transportation Alliance
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Active Transportation Alliance.

BFF Chicago #2 presents an international selection of the most important short films from the BFF collection. A diverse curation of filmmaking styles: narratives, documentaries, international award-winning filmmakers, and emerging directors all share equal billing. See an authentic and raw glimpse into:

Access to education is opened up to young female students in Kenya after receiving bicycles
A relationship in 3 minutes
The incredibly stunning and thrilling view of the annual Tour De Rwanda
Cycling as a response to knife crime epidemic in London
A portrait of Bike Rides For Black Lives
First female BMX competition at a major sporting event
A love between a father and his young BMX-rider son (produced by Lebron James)
The story of Julian Molina, the beloved, full-throttle one-legged cyclist
And more….

https://btt.boldtypetickets.com/events/115655097/bicycle-film-festival-chicago-2?fbclid=IwAR3JyorGjFLaApuXJ62YVCgmgTA9NCedkB0EXqev58Ygocq7NRiLilQu03Y

Light snow is possible today, mainly late morning and afternoon.  Low chance exists that a heavier band could create sli...
11/15/2021

Light snow is possible today, mainly late morning and afternoon.  Low chance exists that a heavier band could create slick spots on bridges and overpasses as well as visibility reductions under 1 mile. Plan for some extra travel time, including for the afternoon commute today!

Light snow is possible today, mainly late morning and afternoon.  Low chance exists that a heavier band could create slick spots on bridges and overpasses as well as visibility reductions under 1 mile. Plan for some extra travel time, including for the afternoon commute today!

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11/11/2021

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To all who have served, thank you for your service.
11/11/2021

To all who have served, thank you for your service.

To all who have served, thank you for your service.

11/10/2021
Be safe and call 811 before you dig! 🌱
11/10/2021
811 Chicago

Be safe and call 811 before you dig! 🌱

811 Chicago, operated by the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), is a free, 24-hour service to private contractors and homeowners within the City of...

11/09/2021
BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.BFF Chicago #2Nov. 19 - 28Hosted by Acti...
11/08/2021

BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.

BFF Chicago #2
Nov. 19 - 28

Hosted by Active Transportation Alliance
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Active Transportation Alliance.

BFF Chicago #2 presents an international selection of the most important short films from the BFF collection. A diverse curation of filmmaking styles: narratives, documentaries, international award-winning filmmakers, and emerging directors all share equal billing. See an authentic and raw glimpse into:

Access to education is opened up to young female students in Kenya after receiving bicycles
A relationship in 3 minutes
The incredibly stunning and thrilling view of the annual Tour De Rwanda
Cycling as a response to knife crime epidemic in London
A portrait of Bike Rides For Black Lives
First female BMX competition at a major sporting event
A love between a father and his young BMX-rider son (produced by Lebron James)
The story of Julian Molina, the beloved, full-throttle one-legged cyclist
And more….

https://btt.boldtypetickets.com/events/115655097/bicycle-film-festival-chicago-2?fbclid=IwAR3JyorGjFLaApuXJ62YVCgmgTA9NCedkB0EXqev58Ygocq7NRiLilQu03Y

BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.

BFF Chicago #2
Nov. 19 - 28

Hosted by Active Transportation Alliance
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Active Transportation Alliance.

BFF Chicago #2 presents an international selection of the most important short films from the BFF collection. A diverse curation of filmmaking styles: narratives, documentaries, international award-winning filmmakers, and emerging directors all share equal billing. See an authentic and raw glimpse into:

Access to education is opened up to young female students in Kenya after receiving bicycles
A relationship in 3 minutes
The incredibly stunning and thrilling view of the annual Tour De Rwanda
Cycling as a response to knife crime epidemic in London
A portrait of Bike Rides For Black Lives
First female BMX competition at a major sporting event
A love between a father and his young BMX-rider son (produced by Lebron James)
The story of Julian Molina, the beloved, full-throttle one-legged cyclist
And more….

https://btt.boldtypetickets.com/events/115655097/bicycle-film-festival-chicago-2?fbclid=IwAR3JyorGjFLaApuXJ62YVCgmgTA9NCedkB0EXqev58Ygocq7NRiLilQu03Y

BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.BFF Chicago #2Nov. 19 - 28Hosted by Acti...
11/08/2021
Bicycle Film Festival - Chicago #2 Tickets | Online Streaming | , | Available to Stream Nov 19 - Nov 28 | Bold Type Tickets

BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour.

BFF Chicago #2
Nov. 19 - 28

Hosted by Active Transportation Alliance
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Active Transportation Alliance.

BFF Chicago #2 presents an international selection of the most important short films from the BFF collection. A diverse curation of filmmaking styles: narratives, documentaries, international award-winning filmmakers, and emerging directors all share equal billing. See an authentic and raw glimpse into:

Access to education is opened up to young female students in Kenya after receiving bicycles
A relationship in 3 minutes
The incredibly stunning and thrilling view of the annual Tour De Rwanda
Cycling as a response to knife crime epidemic in London
A portrait of Bike Rides For Black Lives
First female BMX competition at a major sporting event
A love between a father and his young BMX-rider son (produced by Lebron James)
The story of Julian Molina, the beloved, full-throttle one-legged cyclist
And more….

BFF is arriving back in Chicago #2, virtually, on the BFF 20th Anniversary Tour. BFF Chicago #2 Nov. 19 - 28 Hosted by Active Transportation Alliance A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Active Transportation Alliance. BFF Chicago #2 presents an international selection of the most im

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2 N LaSalle St, Suite 950
Chicago, IL
60602-3702

General information

Ambassadors attend events year round, especially between May and September, talking to Chicagoans about bicycling. Ambassador events include: outreach at music festivals in Grant Park, neighborhood health fairs, block parties, and farmers markets. Ambassadors also give bicycle safety demonstrations at day camps, libraries, and schools, as well as bike to work presentations for area businesses.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

+13127362534

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Join our dynamic team and become a leader in safety education and mobily outreach. We are accepting applications till May 6th.
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