Last week I came across this compelling video from Portland Oregon where they have record numbers of children walking and biking to school. My first reaction was, this is a great video that can serve as an inspiration for Bike Walk Greenville. So, what will it take for Greenville County to have thousands of kids…… Continue reading What will it take for Greenville County to be like Portland?
This article was posted in the Alliance for Biking and Walking People Powered Blog New “Walking Revolution” Report Spotlights the Power of Walkability By Mary Lauran Hall on March 20, 2013 A new report from the Every Body Walk! Collaborative – an educational campaign led by a dozen organizations including the Alliance and coordinated by…… Continue reading Walking Revolution Report
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