Inaugural ‘Share the Road….Every Life Counts’ Procession

By | 2012-04-15T10:37:21+00:00 April 15th, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Group Rides: Special, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wednesday, May 2nd Call for Riders, Walkers, Drivers and Wheelchair Users in South Bend, Indiana A coalition of local citizens seeking to promote road-sharing awareness and enhance area transportation safety announces its inaugural Share the Road….Every Life Counts procession, Wednesday, May 2. This event is the first of its kind featuring a positive, proactive approach to [...]

South Bend gets bicycle marching orders

By | 2010-12-01T14:20:54+00:00 December 1st, 2010|Categories: education, News|Tags: , , , , |

The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) has given South Bend very specific guidelines on how to maintain and enhance its designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community. In all, there were some 41 recommendations, but five stand out as being the most important. Currently, The City has a Bronze Level rating. By incorporating some of [...]

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Bike South Bend committee is formed

By | 2010-11-24T21:52:18+00:00 November 24th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Twenty-three people attended the first meeting of a new committee being organized by the City. Under the leadership of Chris Dressel, the South Bend Bicycle Coordinator, the attendees reviewed the status of the City’s biking and walking infrastructure as well as plans for future upgrades. The twenty-three represented business, school, health, government and civic [...]

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Tribune publishes opinion of Bicycle Indiana in VIEWPOINT

By | 2010-11-12T18:37:08+00:00 November 12th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Commentary, News|Tags: , , , |

Nancy Tibbett, Executive Diretor of the statwide bicycling advocacy group submitted the article, which was published earlier this month. She submitted the piece to several newspapers around the state, and the South Bend Tribune was one of the media where it was published. The article follows… “In recent weeks, Indiana has experienced an unsettling spike in [...]

IN-MI River Valley Trail inches forward

By | 2010-10-22T20:47:53+00:00 October 22nd, 2010|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail, is an assemblage of separately built and managed trails. It will someday extend from Mishawaka, IN to Niles, MI and developers continue to make herky-jerky progress toward its completion. Some futurists envision the day when it will run from Elkhart, IN to Berrien Springs, MI, and even all the way to [...]