How the private sector is making bicycling and walking safer in Greenville

In August 2016 it was announced  at a  Greenville City Council meeting that there would be a  major investment in Verdae Boulevard  that would include a new 10 ft wide bicycle and pedestrian path. The total cost of the project is $4.1 million. The City of Greenville will spend $2.7 million  SCDOT will contribute $700,000…… Continue reading How the private sector is making bicycling and walking safer in Greenville

South Carolina’s first protected bike lane is now fully implemented

SC Firsts Protected Bike Lane was compledted on 27 June 2017

We thought it important to tell a little history of how we got to this point: This project started with a meeting in July 20115 with former City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Director Dana Souza and advocates from Bike Walk Greenville, where Mr Souza agreed that the city’s bicycle program needed more attention.  This…… Continue reading South Carolina’s first protected bike lane is now fully implemented

Jeff Speck: Towards a More Walkable and Bikeable Greenville

  World renowned urban planner Jeff Speck spoke to a receptive crowd at the Clemson One Auditorium on 12 April.  This event was organized by AIA Greenville, and Bike Walk Greenville was pleased to be one of the sponsors.  He followed with a small session for city staff and sponsors at City Hall on 13…… Continue reading Jeff Speck: Towards a More Walkable and Bikeable Greenville