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Anything related to the planning required before you see the engineering. This includes performance measures set to guide investments, bike master plans to map out where bikeways will be, and a Bike Advisory Committee to inform the planners.

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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 to […]

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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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PCC presents on Street Retrofits

A few weeks ago, we took up an opportunity offered by SCDOT to present at a statewide conference for regional planners.  Gratefully, we accepted and partnered with SCDOT’s Elizabeth Thebo and ALTA Planning’s Jean Crowther.  The Coalition presented on HOW one can fit bike accommodations (and pedestrian, to a lesser extent) into the existing pavement Right-of-Way […]

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National Bike Summit trip: 2016

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 […]

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