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Help work toward better transportation in the lowcountry!

In April, County Council rejected the I-526 extension: 6-0 with a vote against alternative G. (SCDOT’s preferred alternative) 5-3 for ‘no build’ with a request that the funds be used to improve existing roads, not build more highways. Next,  the … Continue reading

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Is this worth half of a billion dollars?

We don’t think it’s worth it. Join us at the public meetings to stand up for the Charleston region and say “no” to the 526 alternative G!

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A Video Presentation: Charleston’s Regional Transportation Choice

Josh Martin, CCL Land Use Director, talks about the problems with the 526 extension and takes a look at how we can better grow as a region.

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Thoughts on the SCDOT presentation by Josh Martin, Land Use Director CCL

My take on the presentation is that I think it is sad that this region is considering a half of a billion dollars in order to shave an average of 2 minutes off the commute time for the users of … Continue reading

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SCDOT Planners Ignore Better, Cheaper Alternative to Mark Clark Expressway

Press Release Charleston (SC) – The draft report released today by the South Carolina Department of Transportation, which describes the environmental impacts of the proposed Mark Clark Expressway, fails to consider alternatives that are far less harmful and less costly … Continue reading

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