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A few weeks ago, we took up an opportunity offered by SCDOT to present at a statewide conference for regional planners. Gratefully, we accepted and partnered with SCDOT’s Elizabeth Thebo and ALTA Planning’s Jean Crowther. The Coalition presented on HOW one can fit bike accommodations (and pedestrian, to a lesser extent) into the existing pavement Right-of-Way […]
For now the 12th year in a row, we attended the National Bike Summit in DC and coordinated the SC delegation on Lobby day. The mood in DC was very different this year. The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) has a new Executive Director, and Congress recently passed the FAST Act. New LAB Director Alex Doty expressed […]
The broad trend is clear: Walking and biking are on the rise across the United States and South Carolina. A new report from the Alliance for Biking & Walking puts local and state efforts in perspective in Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report. “We’re seeing a steady rise in levels of […]
Thank you for your emails to the subcommittee!!! It made a difference. Senator Hembree chaired H.3909 through its subcommittee, and it survived largely intact. We’re confident he will champion it, as it stands below, through to law. Here is the bill’s status: 1. Stop for pedestrians in non-signalized crosswalks; don’t just yield. Intact. 2. Additional […]