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8:06 am on Wednesday June 5, 2013

Funding OK'd for bike lane on Ashley River Bridge

7:46 am on Monday May 13, 2013

Bike access to Ashley River bridges still pending

Plans to improve bike access to two of Charleston's Ashley River bridges, the lower Ashley River bridge and the James Island Connector, are progressing but still in the planning phases and months away from implementation.
4:35 am on Saturday April 20, 2013

Sound off about South Carolina's bicycle rules, and those who don't follow them

I was almost run off the road by a random stranger in a truck who yelled obscene things at me as he passed. When I caught up with him at a red light, he told me that bikes need to get out of the way when trucks are coming.
9:45 am on Tuesday April 16, 2013

SCDOT adding more bike lanes to upper Meeting Street

Due to the continued efforts of Charleston Moves to make our area more bike-friendly, the South Carolina Department of Transportation has relented and will be reconfiguring an important section of Meeting Street to include bike lanes. Earlier this...
6:00 am on Wednesday April 20, 2011

Charleston's alternative transportation initiative booming; bike lanes still need help

Image by Flickr user PerctheoryThe City of Charleston's alternative transportation initiative has been quite successful, from free trolleys to Greenway improvements to planned bike racks. However, the bike lanes on John and Chapel streets still need...
1:45 pm on Monday February 21, 2011

Bike lanes, bridge crossings: Improving bike access in downtown Charleston

Image by TheDigitelFollowing up on the recent news of the first bike lanes in downtown Charleston, and their video of a bike crossing on the Ashley RIver bridge, the Charleston City Paper has penned a piece unifying the two topics.  All-in-all...
4:03 am on Wednesday February 16, 2011

Bike 'lane' stripping on Chapel, John streets to be first of many for Charleston

Image by Charleston MovesThe bike lane that went down on downtown Charleston's Chapel and John streets today is the start of an effort to mark more roadways for cyclists on the historic peninsula.  The slightly narrow three-foot "guidelines" are...
8:01 am on Sunday January 9, 2011

Could tourists lead the way in growing Charleston's bike infrastructure?

We came across this interesting article about the demand for bike infrastructure and green spaces in NYC - not necessarily by locals, but by tourists.  Here's an excerpt... "While activists and community members started this kind of positive change...
5:32 am on Wednesday November 10, 2010

Getting to Fish Without Losing My Life (Or Getting a Ticket) - A Bike Tale

Yesterday I was faced with a small dilemma, a challenge if you will. The objective was to ride my bicycle from my office to Fish Restaurant for a lunch appointment. Point A (green) to Point B (red) - a simple .67 mile journey. View Office to Fish in...
7:14 am on Tuesday October 12, 2010

You Don't Want a Ticket Do You?

According to the Post and Courier, the City police will be stepping up enforcement of laws governing bicycling beginning today. With the increase in bicycle use (and unfortunate injuries and fatalities), we hope that these efforts make it safer for...