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Bike Safety Classes Scheduled

By | 2014-04-14T09:05:58+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Categories: education, Events, News|

Volunteer Jo Broden fits a helmet to a 3rd grader Bike Michiana Coalition is celebrating spring by teaching bicycle safety classes to local elementary school students. The lessons include bicycle rules of the road, trails and sidewalks. Judy Lee, President of the coalition said “The classes are tailored to third grade students because this [...]

MACOG Invites Public Comment on IN-MI Trail Extension

By | 2014-04-12T16:56:32+00:00 April 12th, 2014|Categories: Advocacy, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , |

  The proposed LaSalle Trail in northern St. Joseph County is a critical section of trail extending from Roseland to the Michigan State Line. Nearly a mile of it has already been constructed in Roseland, and a half mile section from Cleveland Road to Darden Road is scheduled for construction in 2015. Now half of the [...]

South Bend to add protected on-street bicycle lanes

By | 2014-03-24T13:40:43+00:00 March 7th, 2014|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , |

One of the visual aids at a recent open house If current plans hold, a major east-west artery in downtown South Bend will be sporting new sharrows and protected bike lanes in the summer of 2014. As part of a streetscape project intended to make the area more attractive, safer, and friendlier, 0.3 miles [...]

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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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IN-MI Trail development continues

By | 2013-12-16T13:33:03+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , |

Map of IN-MI River Valley Trail (click to enlarge) The IN-MI Trail planning and development group met in early December to review progress on this 34 mile interstate trail connecting Niles, Mich. to Mishawaka, Ind. Attendees included representatives from both states as well at the engineering firm currently doing engineering work on the Niles [...]