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Bikes on the South Shore train – take a survey!

By | 2015-02-19T10:25:22+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , |

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission has created a survey to find out whether residents are interested in the possibility of allowing bikes onto South Shore trains. The commission posted a press release to its website. The survey was reported by ABC57 news. The BMC is encouraging cyclists to participate in the survey, even if an [...]

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South Shore Line Receives Public Comment about Bikes on Trains

By | 2014-02-20T15:19:57+00:00 February 20th, 2014|Categories: Advocacy, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , |

Bike parking at South Shore station in South Bend A key phase of a study largely paid for with federal funds has just been concluded.  When fully completed, the study will show the feasibility of allowing roll-on bicycles on the South Shore commuter rail line, which runs between South Bend and Chicago. Currently, the [...]

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Taking a Folding Bike on the South Shore and Metra Lines [South Bend to Argonne National Lab]

By | 2008-10-24T23:24:42+00:00 October 24th, 2008|Categories: Commentary, Gear, Routes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Since acquiring a folding bike a few months ago, I’ve written about my experiences coupling it with Amtrak and Greyhound for door-to-door intermodal public transportation (here and here, respectively). This post is about my latest experience, the key components of which involved taking the bike on the South Shore commuter train from South Bend to downtown [...]