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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 [...]

South Bend named Bicycle Friendly Community

By | 2010-09-16T19:53:07+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Infrastructure, News|Tags: , , , |

In an elite quality-of-life measure, South Bend has become the first community in northern Indiana to be designated a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists for its “remarkable commitment” to promoting bicycling. The designation places South Bend among 158 communities in 43 states (four in Indiana) for their demonstrated ability in [...]

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Michiana gears up for Bike Month

By | 2010-04-30T13:56:30+00:00 April 30th, 2010|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Facilities, Group Rides: Special, Infrastructure, News, Routes|Tags: , , , , , , |

May is Bike Month, and cyclists are being encouraged with more than just fair weather to increase their miles and activity levels. Months of planning will culminate in two major cycling events. Publicity is being rolled out for Bike the Bend and Bike to Work Week. Bike the Bend is an inaugural bike ride for Michiana. [...]

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Bicycling spurs accomplishment and optimism for South Bend

By | 2010-02-17T21:53:21+00:00 February 17th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

 At South Bend’s ‘State of the City’ address, Mayor Luecke listed the top 10 accomplishments, challenges, and reasons for optimism.  Biking made the top 10 list of ‘accomplishments’, as well as the top 10 list of ‘reasons for optimism’.     Accomplishments.      Mayor Luecke said “with 80 percent federal funding, we completed the extension of Riverside [...]

Bike Michiana receives $5,500 for education

By | 2010-01-15T12:35:34+00:00 January 15th, 2010|Categories: education, News|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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