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Archive for August, 2012

Juniper Road to get bicycle upgrade

Posted by Paul Taylor on August 29, 2012

A much used bike  corridor in St. Joseph County is getting either a bike lane or bike paths. Juniper Road is one of the few streets that allow cyclists to cross the I-80/90 Toll Road and it is also a popular gateway to the Notre Dame campus from the north.

On Tuesday, the county Board of Commissioners gave the project the go-ahead, and Andy Kostielney, a commissioner said he is hopeful the work can begin by early next year.

See the full story in the South Bend Tribune.

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Michiana bike/ped counts

Posted by Paul Taylor on August 22, 2012

Michiana has joined a national effort to collect biking and walking usage data. Volunteers are needed to maintain this effort, and make South Bend and Michiana a leader in healthful recreation and non-motorized transportation. The next count dates are Sept 11, 12 & 13.  Volunteers for one or all three dates are welcome.

One of the greatest challenges facing the bicycle and pedestrian field is the lack of documentation on usage and demand. Without accurate and consistent demand

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2012 Bike Michiana For Hospice

Posted by aarondivine on August 20, 2012

The 4th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice ride will be held September 16, 2012. The rides venture through the scenic beauty of South Bend – home to the University of Notre Dame – and the surrounding Michiana area. The various routes will take you by forests, gently rolling hills, lakes, vineyards and wineries.

SIX SCENIC COURSES

  • 3.5 – 11.5 Family Ride (you choose)
  • 25 Miles
  • 43 Miles
  • 100k (67 miles)
  • 101 Miles/Century Ride
  • 200k (124 miles)

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