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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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Signs of spring in South Bend

By | 2019-05-24T09:14:29+00:00 March 12th, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: |

New Wayfinding signs have been recently installed, joining the Bicycle Friendly Community signs which were erected earlier this spring. A South Bend Bicycle Wayfinding Committee looked at several sign formats used in United States and European cities before selecting the final design. Chris Dressel, South Bend Bicycle Coordinator stated that the installed signs represent just the [...]

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IN-MI Trail News

By | 2012-02-07T21:27:55+00:00 February 7th, 2012|Categories: Facilities, News, Routes|Tags: , |

Four things are in the works to move this project closer to completion. The bicycle/pedestrian trail will eventually stretch between Niles, Mich. and Mishawaka, Ind.: and maybe beyond. Most noteworthy, is the new lease agreement between Niles Township and American Electric Power Co. (AEP) that is in the works. AEP owns a high power line that [...]

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New bicycle friendly map published

By | 2012-01-13T18:33:41+00:00 January 13th, 2012|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, News, Routes|

The Southwest Michigan Plan Commission has just published a map that can help cyclists find the best places to ride.  The map shows the low volume roads that cyclists prefer in green. It also highlights roads with a wide shoulder or bike lane. There’s even a listing of state and area parks with a [...]

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South Bend’s Northside Trail Public Hearing

By | 2011-10-28T13:50:20+00:00 October 28th, 2011|Categories: Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , |

The Bike/Ped trail design has been virtually completed, and will be presented to the public at 6:00 on Wednesday, November 2, at the Nuner Primary Center, located at 2716 Pleasant Street. In the meeting, the public will learn about the design specifics, as well as the impact the trail may have on the historic structures in [...]