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Active Transportation in Michiana

By | 2015-09-05T10:20:38+00:00 September 5th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , |

MACOG four county region Active Transportation is the means of getting around by human energy, primarily walking and bicycling. According to the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG), this transportation mode promotes healthy people, a healthy environment, a healthy economy and mobility for all. There is growing interest in active transportation, not only in [...]

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How can cyclists cope?

By | 2014-08-12T19:36:31+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

Chippewa Ave. at Michigan St. and Main St. in South Bend, Ind. South Bend is committed to designing their streets to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. But this is a challenge at the Chippewa intersections with Main Street and Michigan Avenue [...]

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Mishawaka Mayoral Election news

By | 2011-10-17T20:38:53+00:00 October 17th, 2011|Categories: education, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC) sent an online  questionnaire to the candidates for mayor in Mishawaka.  The questionnaire consisted of nine questions. Dave Wood responded, while Craig Fry did not.  Listed below are the questions and answers to the questionnaire from Wood. Since Fry did not respond, the BMC has resorted to a South Bend Tribune [...]

South Bend seeks railway abandonment

By | 2011-09-15T22:45:28+00:00 September 15th, 2011|Categories: Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=212168427829578000282.000462afa9f88cdf03edc&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=41.690912,-86.258921&spn=0.035304,0.035258&t=h&vpsrc=6&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Two interconnecting branch lines of the Norfolk Southern Railway Co. running from South Bend’s west side to the Saint Mary’s College campus would be abandoned if a petition filed by the City of South Bend and other partners is approved. Attorneys representing the City of South Bend, the Brothers of Holy Cross Inc., Holy [...]

May is Bicycle Month

By | 2018-11-09T10:02:12+00:00 May 6th, 2011|Categories: Advocacy, Events, News|Tags: , , , |

In recognition of the bike, cities and towns across the nation have proclaimed May as Bicycle Month, and May 15 through 21 as Bike to Work Week. Michiana is no exception.  South Bend Mayor Luecke and bicycle enthusiasts gathered in the Morris Performing Arts Center on April 28 for special recognition and announcements. The highlight of [...]

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