Written with the assistance of Greenville and Columbia planners E. Kinney and J. Fellows, and Spartanburg’s advocate N. Barrett. If you want a story to inspire you this week, this is it. Within the past 2 years, a few cities in South Carolina decided they would do something unique in how they design their streets. […]
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.
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 […]
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 to […]
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: […]