Roads Advisory Commission report includes active transportation

On April 1, County Council was presented the report from the 19-member Roads Advisory Commission at a Council Committee of the Whole meeting that was attended by many Bike Walk Greenville supporters.

The Commission presented four project lists:

  • Road Improvements
  • Bridge Projects
  • Pedestrian Amenities
  • Resurfacing

There are projects that improve safety and access for active transportation in all four lists, as many of the road projects also include bike lanes and sidewalks. There is the Hampton Avenue pedestrian bridge replacement on the bridge list and cyclists will clearly benefit from the repaving projects as we feel those bumps far sooner than motorists. There are trails and bike lanes as well as sidewalks in the Pedestrian list.

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District 26 Candidate Questions

With the untimely passing of County Council member Dan Rawls there is a special election for the District 26 seat.  The Republican primary is on 29 April with four candidates: Todd W Frederick, Lynn W Ballard, Buddy Dyer, and Ed Poore. Democrat … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

2013 Holiday Newsletter

Public Workshop

Greenville County Pedestrian and Bicycle Network Improvement Plan From our launch in February, Bike Walk Greenville has worked to make Greenville County more bike and pedestrian friendly. A key achievement is our partnership with the Greenville … [Continue reading]

Greenville County Pedestrian and Bicycle Network Improvement Plan

Greenville County - South Carolina

For Release 6 November 2013 - Greenville County Pedestrian and Bicycle Network Improvement Plan Bike Walk Greenville and the Greenville County Planning Department cordially invites all community members to attend one of four open houses focused on … [Continue reading]