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Making the Rounds, Congressional Style

The Palmetto Cycling Coalition, along with some other state representatives, spent the last week making the rounds with three members of our South Carolina delegation in Congress: Tim Scott, Joe Wilson and Jim Clyburn. Although we weren’t able to meet with Scott and Clyburn in person due to last minute schedule changes, we were able […]

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Driver Charged in Death of Dr. Matthew Burke

Daniel Johnson was charged with reckless homicide on Tuesday for the October crash that killed Dr. Matthew Burke and injured four others after several months of diligent investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Aiken County Solicitor’s office.  If convicted, Johnson faces a maximum of 10 years in jail and a mandatory five-year driver’s […]

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The Conference Beat

Before funding was eliminated in 2007 due to budget constraints, the SC Department of Transportation would host an annual bicycle and pedestrian conference in the state. This was a fabulous opportunity for industry, advocacy, clubs and others to come together, learn, and network. Although the Coalition is exploring a partnership to co-host a bicycle conference […]

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Bicycle Traffic Safety by the Book

The Smart Cycling program, established by the League of American Bicyclists, is bicycle education curriculum for adults and children.  The classes within Smart Cycling are taught across the US by League Cycling Instructors (LCI).  In South Carolina we have about thirty LCI‘s, who are capable of teaching this material to diverse audiences around the state. […]

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