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Join us promoting safety and choice on SC roads

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 […]

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SC delegation at the National Bike Summit

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 […]

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SCDOT public input needed!

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 […]

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2013 National Bike Challenge concludes!

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 […]

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Complete Streets Conversions

Do you want to learn how to implement Complete Streets in your town?  You can start by learning about how to sell these “Complete Streets Retrofit designs”, also known as Road Diets. This great article gives the A, B, C’s of Road diets.   Complete Street conversions are a pretty useful way to make our […]

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