The PCC attended the National Bike Summit this year on March 6-9! An annual conference and lobby opportunity with the League of American Bicyclists, this year the SC delegation included a great group of 4: John Green, Cycle Center bike shop owner, Columbia Meredith Ridgon, Bike Walk Greenville board chair, Greenville Josh Cady, Lees-McRae College, […]
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.
See session presentations here. See photos here. Noteworthy quotes from the Mayors’ Roundtable: City of Anderson, Mayor Roberts: “You’ve got to make and work with master plans and then be flexible when we need to be” “What does ‘Accessibility’ mean to me: Give every citizen opportunity to get to services and recreation.” “Executives come to your […]
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. […]
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 […]