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IN-MI Trail hits bump in Michigan

By | 2013-03-01T02:11:51+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: |

The Niles Township portion of the trail has been approved and mostly funded by Michigan state officials. Much of the trail in the City of Niles has already been built as has most of the Indiana portion. An engineering firm has recommended that the trail cross US-12 in Niles Township at grade with a stoplight: this [...]

IN-MI Trail completion by 2018?

By | 2013-01-18T14:01:49+00:00 January 18th, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

Indiana (blue) and Michigan (red) proposals The Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail is a 34 mile multi-use trail extending from Niles, MI to Mishawaka, IN (and someday beyond). As with all bicycle/pedestrian transportation projects, it is a favorite project of nearly all regional residents, but a favorite scapegoat of many transportation skeptics: as such it [...]

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Bicycle Traffic Analyzed in South Bend and St. Joseph County

By | 2012-12-27T19:01:36+00:00 December 27th, 2012|Categories: Infrastructure, News|Tags: , |

A second bicycle-pedestrian count has been completed in Michiana. The study shows that bike traffic along South Bend’s Notre Dame Avenue is among the highest in the area. The first count, conducted during the summer while schools were out of session, showed the highest traffic location to be Riverside Trail. Counts were made by Michiana volunteers, [...]

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Juniper Road to get bicycle upgrade

By | 2012-10-01T17:11:01+00:00 September 5th, 2012|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, News|

A much used bike  corridor in St. Joseph County is getting either a bike lane or bike paths. Juniper Road is one of the few streets that allow cyclists to cross the I-80/90 Toll Road and it is also a popular gateway to the Notre Dame campus from the north. On Tuesday, the county Board of [...]

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Michiana bike/ped counts

By | 2012-10-01T17:10:32+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, Infrastructure, News|Tags: |

Michiana has joined a national effort to collect biking and walking usage data. Volunteers are needed to maintain this effort, and make South Bend and Michiana a leader in healthful recreation and non-motorized transportation. The next count dates are Sept 11, 12 & 13.  Volunteers for one or all three dates are welcome. One of the [...]

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