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Anything related to how roads and streets are built. Think asphalt, bike lanes, pedestrian refuge islands, cycle tracks, the despised rumble strips, and sidewalks. If it’s in your environment, you ride in it, and it impacts your level of comfort, it’s engineering.

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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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Guide Released: Funding Biking and Walking in SC

Ever wonder where the money comes from to build a street, complete with infrastructure for everyone:  the people driving, bicycling, walking, or riding a wheelchair to a bus stop?  Where does the money come from, to build these public spaces and transportation corridors.  Read our guide:  “Funding Biking and Walking Infrastructure and Programs in SC: […]

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