Amy Johnson Ely

New IIJA funding available for Cities & Towns!

By Amy Johnson Ely / January 25, 2022 / Comments Off on New IIJA funding available for Cities & Towns!

RAISE Grants Website: https://www.transportation.gov/RAISEgrants Timing: Opening first quarter of 2022 Eligibility: Road, transit, ports, etc. Multimodal, multi-jurisdictional projects encouraged Criteria: […]

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Thank You Partners

By Amy Johnson Ely / December 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Thank You Partners

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 / Comments Off on 2021 Year in Review

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 / Comments Off on SCDOT funding changes from new Infrastructure bill

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

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ACTION ALERT: Columbia Road Safety Audit!

By Amy Johnson Ely / August 2, 2021 / Comments Off on ACTION ALERT: Columbia Road Safety Audit!

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 / 1 Comment

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

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What is Transportation Equity?

By Amy Johnson Ely / July 28, 2021 / Comments Off on What is Transportation Equity?

Equity is a critical part of transportation & recreational biking and walking. This is key at PCC, because we are […]

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SCDOT updates Roadway Design Manual

By Amy Johnson Ely / March 13, 2021 / Comments Off on SCDOT updates Roadway Design Manual

Last month we reported that SCDOT adopted the Departmental Directive for Complete Streets, culminating a 4 year campaign. Then all […]

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SCDOT adopts Complete Streets policy

By Amy Johnson Ely / February 5, 2021 / Comments Off on SCDOT adopts Complete Streets policy

Yesterday, SCDOT announced adoption of their Departmental Directive for Complete Streets (their press release here). Read the policy here. Since […]

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Action Alert: SCDOT final policy change

By Amy Johnson Ely / January 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Action Alert: SCDOT final policy change

During our final call with the Secretary of Transportation to discuss her draft internal complete streets policy, we arrived at […]

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