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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 [...]

State of the Cities – South Bend/Mishawaka

By | 2011-02-26T19:13:34+00:00 February 26th, 2011|Categories: Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

Earlier this month the mayors of South Bend and Mishawaka stepped up to their podiums to deliver their State of The City addresses.  Throughout their speeches they listed the various accomplishments of their cities in 2010, and laid out plans for 2011 and beyond. Their addresses were well reported by the media, and it is my [...]

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The year in review – good things cycling in 2010

By | 2011-01-02T16:43:34+00:00 January 2nd, 2011|Categories: Advocacy, education, Events, Facilities, Group Rides: Special, Infrastructure, Maintenance, Mountain Biking, News, Routes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the time of year to reflect on accomplishments for the year just ended. Here is a short summary of Michiana good things cycling. Bike to Work Week saw miles ridden in The Corporate Challenge increase to 26,154 from 16,179 (an increase of 74%). Also the number of teams increased to 119 from 111 (an [...]

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2011 Bike to Work and Bike The Bend dates announced

By | 2010-08-14T12:50:42+00:00 August 14th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Group Rides: Special|Tags: , , |

The 2011 dates for these two popular Michiana events have been announced. Bike the Bend will be Sunday, May 15, 2011. Once again, it will be the kickoff for Michiana Bike to Work Week, which will run from Monday, May 16 through Friday. May 20. These dates are changed from 2010, and once again puts the [...]

Michiana gears up for Bike Month

By | 2010-04-30T13:56:30+00:00 April 30th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Group Rides: Special, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , , , , , , |

May is Bike Month, and cyclists are being encouraged with more than just fair weather to increase their miles and activity levels. Months of planning will culminate in two major cycling events. Publicity is being rolled out for Bike the Bend and Bike to Work Week. Bike the Bend is an inaugural bike ride for Michiana. [...]

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