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Another Bike/Ped possibility in Michiana

By | 2013-10-24T17:31:11+00:00 October 24th, 2013|Categories: Facilities, News, Routes|

View AB-290 (Sub-No. 349X) in a larger map The national Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) has notified the BMC and other local advocacy and governmental organizations that an unused section of railway will probably be declared abandoned. The 1.5 miles of track is entirely within the city limits on South Bend’s southwest side, and will allow the property [...]

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LaSalle Trail and Granger Paths approvals in St. Joseph County

By | 2013-10-02T12:07:43+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, Routes|Tags: , , |

LaSalle Trail currently ends at Cleveland Road. It is scheduled to extend northward. Another step in the completion of these two bicycle/pedestrian projects has been approved, according to the South Bend Tribune. The St. Joseph County Commissioners Tuesday accepted engineering proposals for both future construction projects. The federal aid projects are for an extension [...]

Will colored bike lanes make the streets safer for cyclists?

By | 2013-09-30T22:47:51+00:00 September 30th, 2013|Categories: Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: |

Jefferson Avenue, South Bend The city of South Bend has joined a host of other cities, including Indianapolis and Chicago in painting bike lanes green. The green paint was first endorsed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in 2011 and has received wide acceptance among traffic officals throughout the country. In some cities, [...]

South Bend completes the newest segment of the IN-MI Trail

By | 2012-11-26T18:51:16+00:00 November 26th, 2012|Categories: Routes, Uncategorized|

The grand opening for the Northside Bike/Ped Trail is scheduled for 10:00 AM Friday, November 2.   Mayors Pete Buttigieg of South Bend and Dave Wood of Mishawaka will join in the event, which will be held at the former intersection of Logan St. and Northside Blvd. Limited parking is available on Northside Blvd with more on [...]

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