The Outspoken Cyclist Podcast features Bike Walk Greenville March 7, 2020
We are honored to be on the March 7 episode of the The Outspoken cyclist podcast. Diane Jenks does a great job every week and is fast approaching her 500th podcast. She reached out to us after seeing our post about our advocacy win at Greenville City Council regarding proposed new Sharrows on 13 city…
How one City Council Agenda Item led to a 30 minute discussion about safe biking infrastructure
The February 24, 2020 Greenville City Council Meeting provided a unique opportunity to have a conversation with Council about safe biking infrastructure. This three minute video summarizes how what we found on two pages out of over 357 pages of the Downtown Transportation Master Plan allowed for seven advocates to explain to Council…
Small details can make a big difference
When the plans for a large subdivision accessed from Duncan Road and Watkins Road were under review by Greenville County Panning, School District planner Skip Limbaker was astute enough to require a right of way be added between two homes at the end of a cul-de-sace on Lyndale Court that would allow residents to walk…
2019 Year in Review
Our year in 61 seconds!
Opinion-We all need safe places to walk and ride a bike
We at Bike Walk Greenville recently posted a disturbing photo on social media showing the tire tracks of a reckless motorist driving directly through the center refuge island at the intersection of SC-253 and the Green Line of the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail system. @GVLToday shared the photo with their readers. The post received…
Jeff Speck towards more walkable communities
Two of us from Bike Walk Greenville enjoyed hearing Jeff Speck speak in Spartanburg on November 7, 2019. We are very familiar with his work which includes his newest book Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places Speck’s one hour presentation in Spartanburg was…
Is this safe biking infrastructure for those 8 to 80?
“Simpsonville Swamp Rabbit Trail” is a public Facebook Group that was created five years ago to “talk about, create energy and ideas and partner with people that would like to see the Swamp Rabbit Trail come to Simpsonville.” On November 2, 2019 the below news was posted. We also shared this to the Bike Walk…
Greenville City Council candidates John DeWorken and Matt Johnson answer our questions
The November 5, 2019 election for the Greenville City Council district 1 seat is being contested between Republican John DeWorken and Democrat Matt Johnson. This seat is currently held by Amy Ryberg Doyle who has decided not to seek re-election after serving since November 2007. …
Greenville City Council candidates George Fletcher and Dorothy Dowe answer our questions
The November 5, 2019 election for the Greenville City Council at large seat is being contested between Republican incumbent George Fletcher and Democrat challenger Dorothy Dowe. As a 501c3 non-profit Bike Walk Greenville does not endorse candidates. We ask them questions related to our advocacy…
Mary McGowan Bicycle Advocate
Mary McGowan was featured in this video produced by Greenville County Schools was posted to the their Facebook Page on June 17, 2019 and has been viewed on that platform over 10,000 times. We are proud to have Mary as a member of the Bike Walk Greenville Board of Directors.