PCC in the Press

August 2023
Why are so many pedestrians dying on South Carolina roads? - Post & Courier

June 2023
Newberry hosts bike-trail summit looking at best practices for greenways and trail designs - WLTX News 19
South Carolina Bike Walk Trails Summit visits Newberry - Newberry Observer

June 2022
'It's a grievance': Parents, bike and pedestrian safety leaders talk rise in hit and runs - WACH Fox 57, Columbia

March 2022
Hometown Heroes, Amy Johnson Ely, Executive Director, Palmetto Cycling Coalition - 93.1 The Lake

February 2022
Hands Free bill passes the South Carolina Senate - News19, Columbia

January 2022
Momentum growing for SC Hands-Free Act, aimed at preventing distracted driving-related accidents - WSPA, Spartanburg
Momentum growing... - News 2, Charleston

June 2021
Editorial: DOT’s embrace of ‘complete streets’ can help us get around Charleston. Here’s how. - Post & Courier, Editorial by Editorial Staff, Charleston, SC (Originally Feb. 2021; updated June 2021)

March 2021
Commentary: SC takes a big step toward safer, more equitable transportation - Post & Courier, Opinion by Amy Johnson Ely, Charleston, SC

February 2021
Editorial: Why We Need Complete Streets - Post & Courier, Editorial Staff, Charleston, SC (Originally Apr. 2019, updated Feb 2021)
SCDOT Adopts New "Complete Streets" Policy - SCDOT Press
SCDOT Adopts ‘Complete Streets’ Policy For State Highways - AASHTO Journal
SCDOT announces new directive to create safer roads for everyone - WMBF News, Myrtle Beach, SC
New ‘Complete Streets’ program aims to improve SC transit alternatives - Charleston City Paper, Charleston, SC
Commentary: SC DOT’s ‘Complete Streets’ policy reflects Charleston’s priorities, Post & Courier, Opinion by Keith Benjamin, Charleston, SC

September 2020
Amid high bike, pedestrian fatalities, SC Legislature to review ‘complete streets’ bill - The Post & Courier, Editorial Staff, Charleston, SC (Originally Mar. 2019; updated Sept. 2020)
‘Complete streets’ push should shift DOT priorities - The Post & Courier, Editorial Staff, Charleston, SC (Originally Mar. 2019; updated Sept. 2020)

April 2020
Bike and Pedestrian Plans Drive Safety, Fairness - Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC)

February 2020
Sunday's Letters: Important Bills. Opinion by Laura Ringo - Herald Journal, GoUpstate, Spartanburg, SC

January 2020
Letters to the Editor: Make Roads Safer. Opinion by Kelly Willenberg - Post & Courier

December 2019
Sunday's Letters: Streets Policy, Opinion by Kelly Willenberg - Herald Journal, GoUpstate, Greenville, SC
Letters to the Editor: On Walkability. Opinion by Heather Curtis - The State, statewide, SC

November 2019
Opinion: Wade: Safe streets promote livability for all, GoUpstate, Opinion by Greg Wade, Spartanburg, SC

October 2019
Letter: Walkable and bikeable neighborhoods would make SC healthier. Opinion by John McBurney - Greenville News, Greenville, SC

June 2019
'Biking infrastructure' on topic for more bike-friendly Aiken - Aiken Standard, Aiken, SC
Aiken County can do better with bike/walk safety, Guest Editorial by Palmetto Cycling Coalition & SC Livable Communities Alliance, Wheel Movement, Aiken Bicycle Advocacy - Aiken Standard, Aiken, SC

May 2019
SC ranks sixth deadliest state for pedestrians. Some hope to change that - The State, statewide, SC

April 2019
Letters to the Editor: DOT’s ‘Complete Streets’ policy, Opinion by Robby Robbins, Chairman, SCDOT Commission - Post & Courier, Charleston, SC
Zimmerman op-ed: ‘Complete streets’ bill would help save lives - Post & Courier, Katie Zimmerman, Charleston, SC
DOT study highlights dangers of Millwood Avenue, proposed safety measures - WIS News 10, Columbia, SC

March 2019
A street-crossing gamble: Advocates say it’s time to fix the Millwood Ave. pedestrian problem - WIS News 10, Columbia, SC
Pedestrian deaths surge in Midlands - WACH Fox 57, Columbia, SC
Community leaders calling for safer roads after toddler's death - WACH Fox 57, Columbia, SC

February 2019
How many people have to die before Charleston becomes safer for pedestrians and cyclists? - Charleston City Paper, Guest Columnist Stephanie Hunt, Charleston, SC