Palmetto Cycling Coalition http://pccsc.net Making South Carolina Bicycle Friendly! Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:49:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Clint Ashley memorial http://pccsc.net/clint-ashley-memorial/ http://pccsc.net/clint-ashley-memorial/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 22:10:23 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601577

Clint Ashley, an original PCC board member when the organization began in the mid-1990s, passed away recently.  We were notified by his wife Linda Ashley, herself an original PCC board member.  Below is a memorial, written by Paul LeFrancois, who serves on the current PCC board and was a friend to Clint. I was saddened […]

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2015 Accomplishments http://pccsc.net/2015-accomplishments/ http://pccsc.net/2015-accomplishments/#respond Tue, 15 Dec 2015 21:08:20 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601547

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2015 Year in Review http://pccsc.net/2015-year-in-review/ http://pccsc.net/2015-year-in-review/#respond Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:21:14 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601518

This year, we celebrate a 20 year Anniversary.  In 1995, a group of volunteers decided our state needed some changes for safer bicycling, so the Palmetto Cycling Coalition was started.  Our mission and work has evolved, and our 20 Year Annual Report is in the making so you can see the history of our state bike […]

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CCU 3rd “Bicycle Friendly University” in SC http://pccsc.net/ccu-3rd-bicycle-friendly-university-in-sc/ http://pccsc.net/ccu-3rd-bicycle-friendly-university-in-sc/#respond Fri, 06 Nov 2015 22:04:51 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601500

Guest blogger:  Eleanor Henning, PCC Communications Intern Bicycles are an ideal travel option for college students.  They offer a cheap alternative to driving, provide excellent exercise, and are a quick way to maneuver around campus.  These advantages and more have encouraged universities around the country towards achieving the title of “Bicycle Friendly University” by the League of American Bicyclists, […]

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PCC supports Walkability http://pccsc.net/pcc-supports-walkability/ http://pccsc.net/pcc-supports-walkability/#comments Tue, 22 Sep 2015 18:53:28 +0000 http://pccsc.net/?p=601477

The Surgeon General of the United States recently released a Call to Action on Walking and Walkability.  The Palmetto Cycling Coalition showed support for this broader definition of vulnerable road users, by signing onto this national Letter of Support.  We’re glad to be expanding our mission to include pedestrians, and also glad to be part […]

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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/#respond 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/#respond 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/#respond 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/#respond 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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