Recent Streetsblog USA posts about South Carolina

Making Rural Transit Work

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Transit in rural areas is tricky. Folks need to go farther, the passengers are more dispersed, and there’s less money to go around. But that doesn’t make it any less necessary. On the contrary, according to a new report from Reconnecting America [PDF], nearly 40 percent of the United States’ transit-dependent population — including senior […]

Streetsies 2011: The Local Edition

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Yesterday, we started our year-end 2011 round-up. We lamented transit cuts in places where transit is more important than ever, cheered the successful ballot initiatives that will fund transportation lifelines, took a moment to explore the nuances of some difficult issues, and called out Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin for some hare-brained ideas about the […]

Biking and Walking Score Big in TIGER III

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In the third round of TIGER funding, the Obama administration has continued to demonstrate a strong commitment to bike and pedestrian projects. Of the 46 projects chosen for funding, 22 incorporate some aspect of bike and pedestrian accessibility, and nine of them make cyclists or pedestrians the primary beneficiary, said Kartik Sribarra of the Rails-to-Trails […]