Bike Lanes: SCDOT updated their Engineering Directive 22 to lay out how bike lanes are built into ...
Written by Jim Cox, Greenwood, SC Paul LeFrancois and former governor Sanford The Palmetto Cycling Coalition and cycling community of South Carolina are proud to recognize Paul Lefrancois on his retirement this summer as leader of the PCC. He was a founding Board member and his tenure as President spanned 26 years. Paul is a […]
APPENDIX A: Specific suggested improvements for Columbia’s 5 Points, on Harden, Devine, and Blossom Streets Corridor Improvements: Road Diets Why: A Road Diet greatly decreases crashes for all road users, especially those vehicles making left turns, by shepherding them into a middle lane. It will also make the speed of vehicles in the through lanes […]
Equity is a critical part of transportation & recreational biking and walking. This is key at PCC, because we are mission driven to achieve safer and more accessible biking and walking for EVERYONE, whether you are a bike enthusiast, utilitarian walker or bicyclist, or parent wanting safe walking access for your kids in the neighborhood (to […]
Last month we reported that SCDOT adopted the Departmental Directive for Complete Streets, culminating a 4 year campaign. Then all three departments within SCDOT (Engineering, Safety, and Planning) got busy making updates that reflect that overarching new Departmental Directive. This has been occurring in the past 2 years while we worked with the Bike/Ped Advisory […]