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The year in review – good things cycling in 2010

By | 2011-01-02T16:43:34+00:00 January 2nd, 2011|Categories: Advocacy, education, Events, Facilities, Group Rides: Special, Infrastructure, Maintenance, Mountain Biking, News, Routes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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South Bend has a League of American Bicyclists web page

By | 2010-12-10T23:23:50+00:00 December 10th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , |

South Bend, IN Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community seal. Some would say that the biggest perk in being a Bicycle Friendly Community, as South Bend recently became, is the national recognition. Being noted as a city promoting healthy sustainable transportation, along with outdoor recreation and exercise is a definite draw to some businesses and residents from outside [...]

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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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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 [...]