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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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Michiana counts bicycle and pedestrian traffic

By | 2012-07-01T23:44:44+00:00 July 1st, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, Facilities, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , , , , |

The City of South Bend, along with bicycle advocates has begun the process of collecting non-motorized traffic counts. On June 14, from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, eight volunteers joined the South Bend Bicycle Coordinator staff in conducting the counts at eight sites in and around South Bend. All of the count sites were in South Bend, [...]

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Share the Road…Every Life Counts procession was a success

By | 2016-03-25T10:20:42+00:00 May 5th, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, Commentary, Events, Group Rides: Special, News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

About 70 cyclists, along with over a dozen walkers/runners, and motor vehicles joined in the procession meant to draw attention to the need for all users to share the roadway and crosswalks. The procession concluded at the County-City building in downtown South Bend where there was a press conference, and short speeches by local dignitaries. The [...]

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Michiana Bike Month is filled with May events

By | 2012-04-25T19:45:33+00:00 April 25th, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Group Rides: Special, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A few years back (2005 if my memory serves me correctly), area cyclists joined the National Bike to Work week with a local event centered at the College Football Hall of Fame. Organizers provided coffee, Danish pastry, and a selection of healthful fruits as bikers stopped off on their way to work. Since then…wow. The activities [...]

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Inaugural ‘Share the Road….Every Life Counts’ Procession

By | 2012-04-15T10:37:21+00:00 April 15th, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Group Rides: Special, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wednesday, May 2nd Call for Riders, Walkers, Drivers and Wheelchair Users in South Bend, Indiana A coalition of local citizens seeking to promote road-sharing awareness and enhance area transportation safety announces its inaugural Share the Road….Every Life Counts procession, Wednesday, May 2. This event is the first of its kind featuring a positive, proactive approach to [...]