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Palmetto Cycling Coalition Welcomes Two New Board Members

Laura Ringo and Kelly Mezzapelle Join PCC Board of Directors Columbia – The Palmetto Cycling Coalition, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to make South Carolina bicycle friendly by improving safety, providing access, and educating South Carolinians on the value and importance of bicycling for healthy lifestyles and communities, is pleased to announce the […]

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Tom Lex, chairman of the Aiken County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Aiken County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

In November 2013 a new Aiken County Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee was chartered by the MPO to serve as a citizen’s advisory committee on implementation of the Aiken County urbanized and non-urbanized Bicycle Pedestrian Plans. PCC Board member, Tom Lex, is chairman of the Aiken County BPAC. “We lack wide shoulders, we have no bike […]

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Governor Haley signs S.C. texting ban bill

South Carolina just joined the 48 states and District of Columbia in banning texting while driving. On June 4th the House and Senate passed bill S.459 that bans texting while driving statewide. Yesterday, June 9th, Governor Haley signed the bill into law and the texting ban went into immediate effect. However, there is a 180-grace […]

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Nanney Town Hall

A Town Hall & Reactive Advocacy

I attended one Town Hall and a few speaking events in the past few months, all in response to H.4923, the “bike liability bill” proposed by Representative Nanney in March 2013.  This bill died and we’re better for it.  However, Wendy Nanney and all of her constituents are our neighbors and we need to remember […]

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Hawley 2014 Bike to Work T-shirt

Hawley Annual Bike to Work Rally

On May 15th, local bicycle parts distributor Hawley will be hosting its 6th annual Bike To Work rally in downtown Lexington, SC. This event started as a small group ride for company employees to not only celebrate National Bike to Work Day, but as an opportunity to introduce non-cyclists to bicycle commuting in a safe […]

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