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

Lower Speed Limits Save Lives

Graphic from Seattle’s Vision Zero plan: /Documents/Departments/beSuperSafe/VisionZeroPlan.pdf

Seven years ago I was riding my bike and was hit by a car. While I was recovering in the hospital, I learned that “When you get hit by a car traveling at 20 mph you live… but if you get hit by a car traveling at 40 mph you die.“ The recent deaths of…… Continue reading Lower Speed Limits Save Lives

Save lives by designing for people not just for cars

It seems like we get a news alert on our phones every week about another pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the upstate. Many times these reports are for pedestrians trying to cross one of our major 4 or 5 lane roads well after dark. And while this is anecdotal, according to Dangerous by…… Continue reading Save lives by designing for people not just for cars