Safety. Access. Education.

PCC is the convener of the SC Livable Communities Alliance, which successfully advocated for SCDOT's adoption of the Departmental Directive for Complete Streets, a new seachange in SCDOT street planning, design, and funding.

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Mission

To make South Carolina bicycle and pedestrian friendly, by improving safety through better access and education, to promote healthy lifestyles and livable and economically viable communities.

Thank You Partners

By Amy Johnson Ely | December 31, 2021

We can’t close out 2021 without thanking EVERYONE who advanced that SCDOT Complete Streets Policy, as volunteers, coalition and campaign […]

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2021 Year in Review

By Amy Johnson Ely | December 8, 2021

2021 brought years of SCDOT advocacy to a point of celebration: a Complete Streets policy! It only happened because of […]

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SCDOT funding changes from new Infrastructure bill

By Amy Johnson Ely | November 22, 2021

The new federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the bipartisan infrastructure bill, is now law. We […]

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A Tribute to Paul LeFrancois and Jim Cox

By PCC | September 15, 2021

Written by Jim Cox, Greenwood, SC The Palmetto Cycling Coalition and cycling community of South Carolina are proud to recognize […]

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ACTION ALERT: Columbia Road Safety Audit!

By Amy Johnson Ely | August 2, 2021

APPENDIX A: Specific suggested improvements for Columbia’s 5 Points, on Harden, Devine, and Blossom Streets Corridor Improvements: Road Diets Why: […]

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SCDOT has 2 new policies!

By Amy Johnson Ely | July 28, 2021

Bike Lanes: SCDOT updated their Engineering Directive 22 to lay out how bike lanes are built into roads during repaving […]

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