Bike Wilmette

Advocating for pedestrians, cyclists, and other active transportation


2017 Accomplishments

In 2017, Bike Wilmette members:

  • Worked with Wilmette Park District to create Tour Wilmette community bike ride
  • Received grant and bought pop-up bike lane and tool kit, which debuted at Tour Wilmette
  • Attended The Walking Summit, Places for Bikes, and NACTO conferences
  • Attended and presented at Go Green Illinois’ Transportation in the Suburbs presentations
  • Helped ensure that bike advisory group was reactivated.
  • Successfully advocated for village funding for a bike plan
  • Investigated bike sharing options
  • Introduced our website and changed our name from WCAT to Bike Wilmette