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South Bend becomming a pretty good place to bike

By | 2013-09-30T16:01:46+00:00 September 30th, 2013|Categories: Bicycle Traffic Counts, News|

The heavy lines show the trend in bicycle commuting. The light lines show the actual raw percent of bicycle commuters (U.S. actual line is largely hidden by the trend line) Click to enlarge Last week the Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC) released the results of bicycle traffic counts in the South Bend area showing that [...]

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Notre Dame Avenue and Juniper Road hit new highs in Michiana bicycle traffic

By | 2013-09-23T11:42:41+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Categories: Bicycle Traffic Counts, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , |

The diamonds in this chart show the most likely annualized traffic volume, in thousands. The blue bar shows the range of possibilities, based on counts made in the past fifteen months. (Click to enlarge) The bicycle & pedestrian counts have been completed for the fall of 2013. Of the six locations counted, two showed [...]

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IN-MI Trail awarded $5,000 by BMC

By | 2013-07-03T17:22:39+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Infrastructure, News|

From left to right:Jim Ringler, Bill Lee, Judy Lee, Harry Thibault, and Pete Jank The Bike Michiana Coalition has presented Niles Township a check for $5,000, earmarked for their portion of the IN-MI River Valley Trail. This is the largest single grant given by the BMC, and shows local residents and planning agencies that [...]

Surprising bicycle traffic counts in greater South Bend

By | 2013-06-25T14:30:12+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Five quarters of bike count data. Click image to zoom.   The bike counts for the summer of 2013 show an increase over last summer in two locations, and a decrease in five locations. Bike Michiana Coalition officials are scratching their heads, wondering what caused the decrease in those five. Road and trail construction [...]

Cyclist shot with pellet gun near Edwardsburg, MI

By | 2013-05-24T11:50:25+00:00 May 24th, 2013|Categories: News|

Approximate location where biker was shot A group of four 574 Cycling women were shot at in Edwardsburg Thursday evening, according to the cycling club's Facebook page.  The assault was made with a BB/pellet gun; one cyclist was hit and bruised. This happened around 7:30pm near May and Sherman. The man who shot the  [...]