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Bike share system approved for South Bend

By | 2016-07-27T16:34:10+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

South Bend is already a bike friendly city. And it may get bike "friendlier." Tuesday, the Board of Works unanimously approved a study about the possibility of bringing a bike share system to town. Bike shares are popular in cities like Chicago. Bike share systems allow users to pick up a bicycle at any self-service station and return [...]

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Take bike commuting for a test ride

By | 2016-05-11T15:54:24+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Michiana Bike to Work Week begins next week, but that word “work” — well, it isn’t necessary. You can experiment with riding to the store instead, or to the library, café or church. Or ask experienced commuters how they get to work safe and clean while you enjoy free blueberry pancakes, the bike movie and the [...]

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National group ranks South Bend third in the nation for complete streets

By | 2016-04-13T16:14:45+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Today, the City of South Bend’s Complete Streets plan was recognized as the third best in the nation in Smart Growth America’s Best Complete Streets Policies of 2015. A Complete Streets approach creates an integrated transportation system that supports safe travel for people of all ages and abilities, including pedestrians, [...]

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