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 […]
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 […]
When you look at the true cost it sure would be nice to be able to bike or walk to work. Bike Walk Greenville is advocating for new safe biking and walking infrastructure in downtown Greenville to make active transportation a viable option.
Note: I am lucky enough to be part of a committee that determines where protected bike lanes should be installed in the City of Greenville and how to evaluate future potential protected bike line projects. Part of our discussions have included very spirited debates about how existing bike traffic on a road should impact this […]