How can cyclists cope?

By | 2014-08-12T19:36:31+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

Chippewa Ave. at Michigan St. and Main St. in South Bend, Ind. South Bend is committed to designing their streets to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. But this is a challenge at the Chippewa intersections with Main Street and Michigan Avenue [...]

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Free t-shirts for 3 Feet Please advocates in South Bend

By | 2013-02-25T12:25:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|Categories: Advocacy, Events, News|Tags: , , , |

I Bike South Bend … 3 Feet Please Three feet passing laws are becoming more commonplace in the United States. They are state law in twenty-one states, and ordinances in many cities and towns. Last year, the regulation was introduced to the South Bend Common Council, but no action was taken. This year there [...]

South Bend named Bicycle Friendly Community

By | 2010-09-16T19:53:07+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

In an elite quality-of-life measure, South Bend has become the first community in northern Indiana to be designated a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists for its “remarkable commitment” to promoting bicycling. The designation places South Bend among 158 communities in 43 states (four in Indiana) for their demonstrated ability in [...]

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Bicycle friendly bills die in 2010 Indiana Legislature

By | 2010-03-13T16:37:03+00:00 March 13th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Two bills were introduced this year: SB361 Bicycles and Traffic Safety, and HB1182 Complete Streets. Both died. The Bicycles and Traffic Safety bill was almost identical to a bill that nearly passed in 2009, but it failed to gain traction this year. The Complete Streets bill would have benefited pedestrians as much, perhaps more, than cyclist. It [...]

SB0361 – New bicycle bill for 2010 is introduced

By | 2010-01-18T21:19:36+00:00 January 18th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In 2009 a bill was introduced and passed both chambers of the legislature, but died in the reconciliation process. A similar bill, SB0361 has been introduced by Sen. John Broden. This bill is nearly identical to the 2009 bill as passed by the House. The bill has most of the provisions requested by cyclists, but also [...]