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 [...]

Senate Bill 101 – Three feet please

By | 2012-01-03T22:02:53+00:00 January 3rd, 2012|Categories: Advocacy, News|Tags: |

Senator Broden has sponsored a 3 foot passing bill in the Indiana General Assembly. It is slated to be assigned to the Committee on Corrections, Criminal and Civil Matters. Here's the legal synopsis of the bill: "Provides that it is a Class C infraction for a person driving a vehicle overtaking a bicycle to not allow [...]

Mishawaka Mayoral Election news

By | 2011-10-17T20:38:53+00:00 October 17th, 2011|Categories: education, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC) sent an online  questionnaire to the candidates for mayor in Mishawaka.  The questionnaire consisted of nine questions. Dave Wood responded, while Craig Fry did not.  Listed below are the questions and answers to the questionnaire from Wood. Since Fry did not respond, the BMC has resorted to a South Bend Tribune [...]

Two new bicycle safety bills in 2011 Indiana General Assembly

By | 2011-02-07T22:09:37+00:00 February 7th, 2011|Categories: Advocacy, News|Tags: , , |

For the third consecutive legislative session, new bicycle laws are being considered. Both proposals would require youngsters up to 17 years of age wear a helmet. One proposal would add a requirement that motorists passing a bike allow at least three feet clearance. As of February 7, each bill has been assigned to committee, but neither [...]

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 [...]