Have tips for safely biking to destinations in South Bend and surrounding areas? Please post them here and feel free to ask for advice as well.

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 [...]

Comments Off on South Bend completes the newest segment of the IN-MI Trail

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, [...]

Comments Off on Michiana counts bicycle and pedestrian traffic

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 [...]

Comments Off on Signs of spring in South Bend