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Gone to the Movies

This recent news report reminded us of the lovely film Beauty and the Bike.  During last May’s bike month, the Coalition partnered with Columbia’s local indie theatre, the Nickelodeon, and offered a screening of Beauty and the Bike, along with Contested Streets. We have a copy of both films in our ‘library,’ and are more […]

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Hard Scrabble Widening, Part II

If you were unable to attend the SCDOT Public Meeting on the widening and improvements to Hard Scrabble Road in NE Columbia, do not despair.  We’ve got you covered…but, you still have work to do! The meeting was of a format that is very standard for public information meetings.  The first hour of the meeting […]

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Bicycle//Pedestrian Master Plans Around SC

A growing number of communities across the US and in South Carolina are creating Bicycle and/or Pedestrian Master Plans.  These are plans for developing bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in a community, with emphasis on promoting bicycling and walking as a viable transportation option and fostering a practical, safe, and enjoyable environment for bicycling and walking […]

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The Data Roundup

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has released 2009 data on bicycle fatalities, and the PCC has been investigating where South Carolina ranks in terms of these numbers.  In 2009, a total of 11 fatalities involved a bicycle rider, whereas in in 2008 a total of 16 bicycle fatalities occurred.  This is good news, as […]

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