Working Bikes has been featured in publications that reach local and international audiences. Some of those pieces are gathered here in this page. These pieces showcase our unique history and shine a light on the everyday work we are doing in the Chicago area and around the world. We also have a growing number of videos on YouTube, both recent and archival! Have you come across an article or news story that mentions Working Bikes that isn’t included below? Send it to [email protected] to have it featured. If you would like to feature Working Bikes in your publication, contact [email protected] or call 773-657-8419.

Laredo Daily News.  April 15th, 2024.
Será este lunes primer histórico cruce fronterizo en bicicleta

WBBM Newsradio.  April 15th, 2024.
Local bike donation program, a win-win for palnet Earth, mankind

WBBM Newsradio.  August 29th, 2023.
Organization recycles bikes, helps people transform their lives: ‘The stories we hear are incredible‘”

The Beacher.  June 1st, 2023.
“A Fitting Testament”

Fox 32 Chicago.  May 19th, 2023.
“Used bike collection this weekend in Naperville”

Daily Herald.  April 17th, 2023.
“Good turnout for retooled Green Living Fair in its new location”

WGN. April 17th, 2023.
“Mundelein PD and Working Bikes, bringing smiles to kids from Chicago to Lesotho”

Daily Herald. March 28, 2023.
“Why Mundelein police are donating 28 bikes to charitable group.”

reasons to be cheerful. January 19, 2023.
“‘Where Do Abandoned Bicycles Go? In Some Cases, Madagascar”

WTTW. July 30, 2022.
“‘La Ultima Palabra’ on Claiming Space as a Woman of Color.”

Block Club Chicago. July 25, 2022.
“Bike giveaway for kids being held on the East Side this week.”

Vocalo. July 7, 2022.
“Xail Hernandez uses bicycles to create community.”

Streetsblog Chicago. May 24, 2022.
How do bicycles from Chicago’s Working Bikes community shop end up across the world?

CBS Chicago. April 8, 2022.
12 Chicagoans graduate from adult mechanic bike training program at Working Bikes warehouse.

Fox 32 Chicago. April 8, 2022.
Pilsen food pantry giving away bikes, scooters.”

Streetsblog Chicago. November 9, 2021.
YMEN launches Bike Box to help serve North Lawndale’s transportation needs.”

Chicago Magazine. October 12, 2021.
Donate Your Time and Money to These 10 Chicago Nonprofits.”

Chicago Sun Times. August 28, 2021.
Dozens of bikes given away to kids at Union Park.”

WGN. January 23, 2021.
Local non-profit prioritizes providing transportation to people across the world.”

Block Club Chicago. December 22, 2020.
Neighbors Light Up West Side Boulevard To Let Community Know ‘They’re Cared About’.”

WCIA. November 15, 2019.
Bike Project helps people in need.”

ABC 7. October 25, 2019.
Working Bikes rescues bicycles from junkyards, gives them new homes with people in need.”

Freethink. October 3, 2019.
This Nonprofit Gives Bikes and People New Life.”

ABC 7. September 22, 2019.
“Chicago Proud: Bikes For Lesotho spreads the joy of bicycling in South Africa.”

The Glenview Lantern. August 6, 2019.
Glenview bikes find new homes in Chicago, around the world.”

CBS Local. October 17, 2018.
Small Chicago Store Makes A Big Difference By Sending Bikes To Ghana.”

Daily Herald. June 27, 2018.
Bicycle has rich history as popular mode of transportation.”

Daily North Shore. June 24, 2018.
Sunday Breakfast with Phil Kaplan.”

WBEZ. June 7, 2018.
‘Bike To Work Challenge’: WBEZ Defends its Crown!

WCRX. May 9, 2018.

WGN 9. May 25, 2018.
Envision Unlimited participates in MB Bike the Drive Sunday.”

Chicago Tribune. April 23, 2018.
Chicago nonprofit finds new homes — and even new uses — for old bikes.”

Medill Reports Chicago. February 6, 2018.

Voyage Chicago. January 2, 2018.
Meet Paul Fitzgerald of Working Bikes in Little Village.”

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities. November 10, 2017.
Working Bikes worked with teens to repair, give away hundreds of bikes this summer.”

ABC 7October 21, 2016.
4-Star Chicagoan: Working Bikes.

WBEZ. June 7, 2016.
Working Bikes Provides Bicycles In Chicago And Abroad.”

WTTW. June 29, 2015.
“New Lives for Old Bikes.”

WGN9. May 14, 2014.
“Bronzeville organization collecting bikes to donate to local kids.”

Chicago Tribune. March 24, 2013.
“Remarkable Woman: Amy Little.”