Charleston is one of new mid-sized cities included in 2014 Benchmarking Report For immediate release Columbia – A new report from the Alliance for Biking & Walking examines the hard data behind the growing movement for more bicycling and walking, across the nation, and finds that South Carolina ranks 47 in fatality rates for bicyclists […]
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The Palmetto Cycling Coalition is dedicated to making South Carolina more bicycle friendly through improving safety and access and providing education. Our past successes include lobbying for SC bike law reform, resulting in the 2008 bicycle safety bill signed into law. Currently, our statewide Safe Streets Save Lives education campaign aims to reach both motorists […]
This year’s National Bike Summit was fascinating. It began with a long series of sessions presented by experts from around the country, and it ended with an enthusiastic speech from our own Mayor Riley of Charleston. We also presented some of our own internal successes. Each state sort of competes against others, but more often […]
A Complete Streets policy within SCDOT. That’s the only point here. Our state deserves this. As the Executive Director of the PCC, I hear a lot of stories from around our state. Staff and volunteers from local bike advocacy organizations tell me wonderful stories of success with local planners or a SCDOT District Office, and […]
For the past year, SCDOT has been drafting their Multi Modal Transportation Plan, which they do every 5 years. This is an important document, since it guides some future road investments and planning decisions. On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, they will host a webinar from 1:30-3:30pm to share information about the latest draft to the […]
From May 1 to September 30, 2013, South Carolina participated in the National Bike Challenge, a program of the League of American Bicyclists. 285 South Carolinians logged 261,881 miles! They burned 3 Million calories, saved $15,241 in transportation costs, and saved 48,004 in pounds of CO2! Of all of those miles logged, 19% were for […]