Thank you for your emails to the subcommittee!!! It made a difference. Senator Hembree chaired H.3909 through its subcommittee, and it survived largely intact. We’re confident he will champion it, as it stands below, through to law. Here is the bill’s status: 1. Stop for pedestrians in non-signalized crosswalks; don’t just yield. Intact. 2. Additional […]
Anything related to how our laws are enforced by police officers. Think about when police officers do that, including penalties from bike or bike-car collisions, ticket diversion programs, etc.
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 […]
Update: H.3909 passed the House in May, 2015. It currently resides in the SC Senate. Known as the 2015 Dylan Paul Mitchell Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety bill, this piece of SC legislation aims to make our streets safer. We all want to travel here and there, by our chosen means, in the safest possible way. […]
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 […]