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A Road Safety Audit is done for one reason: because a safety problem is suspected and it needs to be fixed. Recently I attended a 2 day workshop on conducting Road Safety Audits (RSAs) taught by Craig Allred, an expert with the Federal Highway Administration. An RSA is different from a traditional Traffic Safety Review, because […]
Last month, on request from the South Carolina Safe Routes to School regional coordinators, we trained 4 of their staff in the use of PCC’s bike safety education curriculum for schools. Through the generous sponsorship of Bikelaw, we developed these two curriculums for our Safe Streets Save Lives bike safety education program: one for schools […]
The City of Columbia is currently developing a pedestrian and bicycle master plan and bike share plan. This initiative (Walk Bike Columbia) is being supported by the Central Midlands Council of Governments, with funding provided in part by the Federal Transit Administration, Palmetto Health, and Abacus Planning Group. In recent years, the City of Columbia and partners have taken […]
Support the PCC and enjoy a refreshing getaway Thanks to Board member Will Haltiwanger we’re auctioning a timeshare at Hilton Head Island! The highest bidder will get to stay in a two bedroom condo at the Players Club of Hilton Head from August 9-16. Enjoy a beautiful getaway and support a more bike friendly South Carolina!
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 […]
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 […]