Safety Audits: Septima P. Clark Parkway, Savannah Highway, Highway 61

[March 7, 2023] From the end of January to early March, Charleston Moves joined the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), Kimley-Horn, Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG), Charleston County, and the City of Charleston (including police and fire) for several Road Safety Audits (RSAs). The group studied: US 17 on the peninsula (Septima P. Clark […]

Multi-Modal Cooperation from Feds to Locals

[October 12, 2022] This week, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and South Carolina Congressman Jim Clyburn toured local infrastructure in the Lowcountry, and Charleston Moves had a seat at the table during a discussion among Secretary Buttigieg, Congressman Clyburn, and a bipartisan group of local leaders regarding the cooperation to move multi-modal investments forward in our […]

Mobility Month Leads to Complete Streets!

[June 3, 2022] You did so much for mobility in May! With all the petitions you signed, narratives and testimonials you provided, surveys you answered, trips by bike/bus/foot, bike lights you distributed — even the litter you pulled from Filbin Creek — you may be wondering what impact Mobility Month has on our region. The overarching […]

Major Ashley River Bridge Accomplishment

[April 18, 2022] This morning, Charleston Moves attended the regular meeting of the Charleston Area Transportation Study (CHATS) policy committee, which is staffed by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) and made up of officials from across the 800-square-mile study area. On the agenda was the Ashley River Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge. Those of you […]

Green Transportation Round-Up

[March 17, 2022] This afternoon, MUSC’s Sustainability Department hosted a virtual discussion on green transportation. Notably, there was an update from Jason Kronsberg, Director of the City of Charleston’s Parks Department, regarding the Ashley River Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge. Here’s the latest: COVID and Administrative changes provided a 12-month extension, so October 30, 2022 is the […]

Victim-Blaming Solves Nothing, and Injures More

[February 7, 2022] Recently, a local newspaper ran two pieces, each with the theme that vulnerable road users need education. The first, an article, included quotes from law enforcement officials asserting neither infrastructure nor enforcement will help, and instead pedestrians need to take responsibility and follow the law, especially as they most often contribute to […]