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Action Alert: Resurfacing is an Opportunity!

Repaving is always a great opportunityto rethink any public corridor! Yet it takes time…to re-envision a corridorfor complete streets improvements. Copy/paste the text below, into the SCDOT Public Input linked image below. Public input Link HERE First, we ask that SCDOT require more extensive public engagement prior to each resurfacing project of relatively great community impact. Those projects […]

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SCLCA ACTION ALERT: SCDOT PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT!

Deadline:  Sunday, July 7, 2019 SCDOT can do a better job engaging and seeking to understand why communities feel strongly about some transportation projects.  Copy/paste the below, into this SCDOT Public Input Opportunity RIGHT HERE. “Every project of major impact should have a project community liaison.  The project community liaison, likely a contract hire, would serve […]

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SCDOT State Complete Streets Policy Campaign

Learn more at sclivablecommunities.org SCDOT is making headway towards a complete streets policy. The SC Livable Communities Alliance (SCLCA) is the advocacy engine moving the needle to help SCDOT change their street Design, Planning, and Process. You can learn more about the SCLCA, the complete streets campaign founded by Palmetto Cycling Coalition and led by […]

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FLORENCE’S PEDESTRIAN DANGER INDEX NEARLY SIX TIMES NATIONAL AVERAGE

This story was originally posted on the SC Livable Communities Alliance website. See the original article by clicking here. The National Complete Streets Coalition released Dangerous by Design 2019, their biannual report on pedestrian safety, and the scores for Florence and South Carolina, overall, are especially startling. SC is the 10th most dangerous state for pedestrians by the […]

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