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 […]
Anything related to getting folks excited about riding. This can include opportunities and incentives to get on a bike, including National Bike Month, Bike to Work Day, community bike maps, route finding signage, bicycle-themed celebrations and rides, commuter challenges, and bike shares.
This year, we celebrate a 20 year Anniversary. In 1995, a group of volunteers decided our state needed some changes for safer bicycling, so the Palmetto Cycling Coalition was started. Our mission and work has evolved, and our 20 Year Annual Report is in the making so you can see the history of our state bike […]
Last Thursday, I gratefully accepted the opportunity to present our classroom curriculum developed for our Safe Streets Save Lives bike safety education campaign, to a group at the 2015 Safe Routes to School Forum. You can find this curriculum directly from a visit to the bicycle safety webpage for the South Carolina Department of Public Safety website. The […]
This year’s National Bike Summit was fascinating. It began with a long series of sessions presented by experts from around the country, and it ended with an enthusiastic speech from our own Mayor Riley of Charleston. We also presented some of our own internal successes. Each state sort of competes against others, but more often […]