Category: Transportation Equity
The Economic Engine of the SRT
We recently prepared a slide presentation for a local conference about development along the SRT, as well the data our non-profit is committed to providing to help drive future public and private investments in the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail Network. The 17 slides are shown below, and we believe you will find this presentation…
Road Safety Audits
A Road Safety Audit (RSA) is the formal safety performance examination of an existing or future road or intersection by an independent, multidisciplinary team. It qualitatively estimates and reports on potential road safety issues and identifies opportunities for improvements in safety for all road users. SCDOT has conducted three RSAs in Greenville County in 2023,…
Greenville Cares allows easy access to City Hall
This post is to applaud Greenville Cares. The City of Greenville, South Carolina Government provides a service where citizens can contact City Staff to address issues. On December 30 a fence was installed on Camperdown Way at St. Paul’s Church that blocked the sidewalk. A new addition to the church was the reason. This…
Help Us Build The Lakeview Link
Help Bike Walk Greenville build the Lakeview Link and provide connectivity to the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail You can help make Greenville County a safer, healthier place to live. We need your help to build the Lakeview Link on the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail. Just left of the woods pictured below on the Greenville Health System…
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…
What will it take for Greenville County to be like Portland?
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…
Citizens voices needed to make county safer for pedestrians
Greenville News staff writer Anna Lee wrote a front page story for the June 13, 2013 Greenville News that centered on the compelling fact that 60 pedestrians have been killed in Greenville County since 2008. Anna interviewed Bike Walk Greenville advocates Frank Mansbach for the article and Lisa Halo for the accompanying video.