This is the time of year to reflect on accomplishments for the year just ended. Here is a short summary of Michiana good things cycling. Bike to Work Week saw miles ridden in The Corporate Challenge increase to 26,154 from 16,179 (an increase of 74%). Also the number of teams increased to 119 from 111 (an [...]
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 [...]
Judy Lee has been piloting safety classes for 3rd graders and has been splitting her efforts between the pilot education program and a search for funding sources. The education program has been a resounding success, and now her search for funding is beginning to succeed. The Michiana Bicycle Association has donated $1,000 and Memorial [...]
The coalition has earmarked $3,500 for support of bicycle advocacy, infrastructure and safety. Three specific programs have been identified, and funding has been set aside to support them. The programs are Children’s Education, South Bend Bike Lanes, and the LaSalle Trail. […]
A couple of moms have asked on the Bike Michiana Google Group about riding with kids. It struck me really hard that I don't know anything about that! So I join them in asking you: what are some recommendations you've found useful for riding with kids?