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Secretary Chao: Please prioritize Safe Streets

Smart Growth America (SGA) recently sent a letter to the new U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Secretary Chao.  In the letter, they congratulated her for her appointment and her expressed desire to make safety a priority. Yesterday, the Senate voted to confirm her appointment.  SGA believes America’s transportation system is a key part of our economy and […]

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Protect Transportation Alternatives funding!

Contact your SCDOT Commissioner, HERE, with the text below. Dear SCDOT Commission: We respectfully request that SCDOT make a change this year, by not transferring 50% of Transportation Alternatives funding back into the general Highway Fund. SCDOT has a federal funding stream called Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), also known as the Surface Transportation Program Set […]

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Announcing the 2017 Mayors Bike & Walk Summit!

Mark your calendar for Thursday & Friday,  May 4 & 5, 2017!   www.scmayorsbikewalksummit.org  The Mayor’s Bike & Walk Summit, a statewide event, is hosted by the City of Columbia Mayor’s office, located in downtown Columbia at the IT-ology building on Main Street, in collaboration with the Palmetto Cycling Coalition, Palmetto Conservation Foundation, SC Safe Routes […]

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