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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 [...]

MAYOR BUTTIGIEG DEDICATES SHARED LANE MARKINGS

By | 2013-05-06T14:54:18+00:00 May 6th, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , |

Sharrows Lane Marking Mayor Pete Buttigieg will dedicate South Bend’s first shared lane markings at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 on Colfax Avenue, near the intersection of Colfax and Lafayette Boulevard. The Mayor will also proclaim May as “Bike Month.” Shared lane markings, popularly known as “sharrows,” are pavement markings consisting of a chevron [...]

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$18,400 in local bicycle funding announced

By | 2013-04-03T22:38:34+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, education, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC) has approved 2013 funding for six local bicycle organizations and projects as well as memberships in two statewide and two national bicycle advocacy organizations. This funding supports the BMC 3-E’s mission of Encouraging bicycling for commuting and recreation; Expanding and improving bicycle infrastructure; and Educating citizens and government about bicycle safety [...]

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IN-MI Trail scheduled for yea/nay vote in Niles Township

By | 2013-03-15T18:16:25+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , |

Niles Township Hall The Niles Township Board is expected to make an up-or-down vote on Monday, March 18, at 7 pm in the Niles Township Hall. The vote was expected two weeks earlier, but the board surprised many observers by tabling the issue until the 18th. At issue, is the extension of 4.5 miles [...]