Palmetto Cycling Coalition http://pccsc.net Making South Carolina Bicycle Friendly! Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:49:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Rumble Strip policy and SCDOT http://pccsc.net/rumble-strip-policy-and-scdot/ http://pccsc.net/rumble-strip-policy-and-scdot/#comments Fri, 14 Aug 2015 18:26:30 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601390

The Coalition worked collaboratively with SCDOT over the last few years to improve the Rumble Strip policy.  The first policy was adopted in 2011, and we’ve since convinced SCDOT to make changes to Rumble Strip design.  Ultimately, our goal is to affect changes to where and which roads the SCDOT plans to place Rumble Strips. First, […]

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Seeking Communications Intern http://pccsc.net/seeking-communications-intern/ http://pccsc.net/seeking-communications-intern/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:30:55 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601409

We are currently seeking a Communications Intern for Fall 2015.  This could be you!  Applications taken on a rolling basis. Position Overview The Palmetto Cycling Coalition is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with headquarters in Columbia and 1 mile from USC Columbia campus.  The mission of the PCC is to make South Carolina bicycle friendly by […]

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PCC merchandise, for Sale! http://pccsc.net/pcc-merchandise-for-sale/ http://pccsc.net/pcc-merchandise-for-sale/#comments Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:56:35 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601370

  PCC Merchandise is now on sale.  We have jerseys, shorts, bibs, and gloves, and they’re all locally sourced from Greenville.  This time, you can pay via check in the mail OR online.  Order by Wednesday, July 22, 2015.  Delivery by mid-September. Just download the PCC Clothing Order Form 2015 .  

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Safe Streets classroom curriculum http://pccsc.net/safe-streets-classroom-curriculum/ http://pccsc.net/safe-streets-classroom-curriculum/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:37:18 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601358

Last Thursday, I gratefully accepted the opportunity to present our classroom curriculum developed for our Safe Streets Save Lives bike safety education campaign, to a group at the 2015 Safe Routes to School Forum.  You can find this curriculum directly from a visit to the bicycle safety webpage for the South Carolina Department of Public Safety website. The […]

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Support the PCC’s work TODAY. http://pccsc.net/support-the-pccs-work-today/ http://pccsc.net/support-the-pccs-work-today/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 17:47:22 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601328

Join the movement today by supporting the work of the Palmetto Cycling Coalition.  This year we’re advancing a very promising bill:  the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Act.   We must have the support of members and donors from around the state to ensure these updates to bike/ped law, and to successfully achieve appropriate penalties when […]

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What is H. 3909? http://pccsc.net/what-is-h-3909/ http://pccsc.net/what-is-h-3909/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:25:22 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601305

Update:  H.3909 passed the House in May, 2015.  Next step is the SC Senate in 2016.   Known as the 2015 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 […]

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2014 Safe Streets Tour and Rolling Bike Summit http://pccsc.net/2014-safe-streets-tour-rolling-bike-summit/ http://pccsc.net/2014-safe-streets-tour-rolling-bike-summit/#comments Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:00:09 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601114

We trained over 75 ambassadors across the state in our unique Safe Streets Save Lives bike safety and law curriculum, specific to our state, and we can’t help but feel a deep sense of accomplishment. Each ambassador was selected based on their commitment to reteach this in their city/town, which means our campaign has what it […]

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Communities for Cycling, Innovative Bikeway Design Workshop http://pccsc.net/communities-cycling-nacto-workshop/ http://pccsc.net/communities-cycling-nacto-workshop/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:37:36 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601035

On October 8, approximately 10 planners and engineers within our Communities for Cycling (C4C) network participated in a workshop in Columbia to learn about innovative bikeway designs, referencing the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Urban Bikeway Design Guide.  Our C4C network emerged from the Mia Burke tour in 2011, based on overwhelming interest […]

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Collaborative Public Input http://pccsc.net/collaborative-public-input/ http://pccsc.net/collaborative-public-input/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:16:14 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=600928

This past week, the Coalition dug deep into the draft 2040 Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan and the Strategic Highway Safety Plan, and we wrote up very specific public comment.  This was comment on planning documents drafted by the SC Dept. of Transportation and SC Dept. of Public Safety, and these are important in steering priorities […]

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2014 South Carolina Rolling Bike Summit! http://pccsc.net/2014-rolling-bike-summit/ http://pccsc.net/2014-rolling-bike-summit/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:42:44 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=600788

Nov. 17-22, 2014.  6 cities in 6 days.  The 2014 South Carolina Rolling Bike Summit is coming to a city near you! Greenville (Nov. 17), Spartanburg (Nov. 18), Columbia (Nov. 19), Aiken (Nov. 20), Bluffton/HHI (Nov. 21), Charleston (Nov. 22).  Bike Summit social events open to the general public 6:30pm – 9:30pm in each city. […]

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