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South Bend and Mishawaka government forums

By | 2011-08-26T20:10:27+00:00 August 26th, 2011|Categories: Advocacy, Events, News|Tags: , |

It's a job interview for the candidates running for Mishawaka and South Bend mayor and common council. It’s a chance for cyclists to meet & greet the candidates, learn their views, and let them know yours. The Chamber of Commerce of St. Joseph County and the Young Professionals Network (YPN), in partnership with the South Bend [...]

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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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Third grade students are taught bicycle safety.

By | 2011-04-19T17:40:29+00:00 April 19th, 2011|Categories: education|Tags: , |

Third grader at Muessel School is fitted with a helmetSafety classes are given to all Mishawaka 3rd grade students, and a growing number of South Bend students. As bicycles are used more and more for practical transportation, these safety classes are becoming more important each year. […]

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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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Bike/Ped infrastructure upgrades in St. Joseph County, IN

By | 2011-01-27T23:02:50+00:00 January 27th, 2011|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

In a recent post, I commented on a new Marshall County Bike/Ped path in Plymouth. Today I am concentrating on St. Joe County. Cyclists look at the huge need for friendlier places for biking and walking, and often get discouraged. But progress is being made.  Listed below are nine improvements in the county that have been [...]

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