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The Economics of Bike/Ped in South Carolina

We know the Department of Transportation has more than enough challenges on its hands. Our roads aren’t in good condition. Money is scarce, and no one seems up to the challenge of finding better ways to fund our transportation needs. We are fully aware of the crisis our state faces with the condition of its […]

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Steve Baker and John Algary of Greenville Spinners

Greenville Spinners give presentation to SCDOT Commission

I recently attended a presentation by the Greenville Spinners to the SCDOT Commission. This wasn’t just any presentation. Through a special invite from SCDOT Commission Chair and District 4 Commission Representative Johnny Edwards, the Greenville Spinners president Steve Baker spoke about the economic impact of bicycling in the upstate. And it was a very different […]

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Palmetto Cycling Coalition

Check out the PCC Board Election Results Here!

The results are in and we are pleased to announce the new Palmetto Cycling Coalition Board of Directors! This year, Jim Young (Greenville), Mark Greenslit (Summerville), Tim Woolford (Myrtle Beach) and Andrew Meeker (Greenville) have unfortunately stepped down, but as we say goodbye to those leaving, we are excited to welcome some new faces for […]

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How can SC measure road performance?

The Coalition recently worked with partners from around the state to develop new ways SC can measure its road performance.  The new federal transportation legislation – MAP-21 – charged the states with designing their own way of grading road performance.  We just submitted the criteria we developed to SCDOT, on behalf of PCC membership and […]

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