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Driver Charged in Death of Dr. Matthew Burke

Daniel Johnson was charged with reckless homicide on Tuesday for the October crash that killed Dr. Matthew Burke and injured four others after several months of diligent investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Aiken County Solicitor’s office.  If convicted, Johnson faces a maximum of 10 years in jail and a mandatory five-year driver’s […]

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The Conference Beat

Before funding was eliminated in 2007 due to budget constraints, the SC Department of Transportation would host an annual bicycle and pedestrian conference in the state. This was a fabulous opportunity for industry, advocacy, clubs and others to come together, learn, and network. Although the Coalition is exploring a partnership to co-host a bicycle conference […]

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Bicycle Traffic Safety by the Book

The Smart Cycling program, established by the League of American Bicyclists, is bicycle education curriculum for adults and children.  The classes within Smart Cycling are taught across the US by League Cycling Instructors (LCI).  In South Carolina we have about thirty LCI‘s, who are capable of teaching this material to diverse audiences around the state. […]

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Yesterday’s DOT Commission Meeting

The tone at yesterday’s very long SCDOT Commission Meeting was upbeat and positive, with much optimism expressed about the accomplishments of the last year and the many opportunities to come. The meeting was the last of Secretary Limehouse’s, and all Commissioners voiced their appreciation of Limehouse’s leadership and dedication to the Department during his tenure.  […]

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