South Bend’s Northside Trail fine tuned at planning meeting

By | 2010-10-30T21:23:40+00:00 October 30th, 2010|Categories: Facilities, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , , , |

The proposed multi-use path that will hug the north bank of the St. Joseph River between IUSB and Logan Street was discussed in detail at a planning meeting on October 27. Residents of the River Park neighborhood and trail enthusiasts met with city officials and the planning consultant to discuss four alternatives, three of [...]

Riverwalk Extention – Public Input Session

By | 2010-03-12T01:53:38+00:00 March 12th, 2010|Categories: Events, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , , , |

Meeting will be on Wednesday, March 24, 7:00 p.m. at the Nuner Primary Center, 2716 Pleasant Street South Bend has started a study for extending the existing riverwalk system to the east (21st street to Logan Street) connecting with the Mishawaka trail system.  This extension would expand the riverwalk to nearly 12 miles giving a comprehensive cyclist and [...]

Bike Michiana for Hospice organizers breath sigh of relief

By | 2009-09-04T13:47:43+00:00 September 4th, 2009|Categories: Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , , , |

Organizers had feared South Bend's new Riverside Trail would not be completed in time for the event due to a collapsed retaining wall. However the wall is currently being rebuilt, and pavement is expected to be ready for the upcoming September 13 ride. The wall at the intersection of Riverside and Oakwood has been jinxed [...]

Guide for Development of Bicycle Facilities

By | 2008-09-21T01:24:41+00:00 September 21st, 2008|Categories: Advocacy, Facilities, Routes|Tags: , , , |

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) have set standards for bike facilities. To the best of my knowledge, these standards are being followed throughout all of the United States in creating new bike paths and lanes.  You may want to scan some of those standards here.