Only 20% of Greenville County Elementary Schools are Walkable

We recently did an inventory of all 51 Elementary Schools in Greenville County and hve concluded that only 10 schools are walkable today. As has been widely reported- our children are more obese than ever, and we must change that.  By having infrastructure that provides safe routes to school we can change our children’s health…… Continue reading Only 20% of Greenville County Elementary Schools are Walkable

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Bicycle Friendly Greenville County

The League of American Bicyclist has a “Bicycle Friendly America Program” which provides a very specific formula for evaluation of any community.  The City of Greenville received bronze level certication as a  Bicycle Friendly City in 2009, and will be applying for recertifcation, hopefully to silver level in July 2013. At a recent Bike Walk…… Continue reading Bicycle Friendly Greenville County

Some Important Facts on Investment in Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure

Greenville County has 1,700 miles of County maintained roads.  Greenville County has only 35 miles of sidewalks! I had a chance to talk to one of our County Council members  and offered that we need to spend more money on bike/pedestrian projects in the County — not just in the City. He responded that, “most…… Continue reading Some Important Facts on Investment in Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure

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