South Carolina

A post by Sustainatlanta reacts to the recent study that predicted massive, sprawling growth in the South in the next 50 years. The post's concern is that sprawl will "eviscerate' the Southern lifestyle.
Aug 24, 2014   sustainatlanta
The S.C. Dept. of Transportation is so broke that it won't be able to pay its contractors after meeting its payroll. It is depending on a payment from the FHWA and requesting additional reimbursements while rejecting federal funds for education.
Aug 17, 2011   The (Charleston) Post and Courier
With an entirely different economic reality in place since 2005 when the original plans were drawn up, Andres Duany of DPZ will update plans for the 165-acre S.C. state mental health hospital campus in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
Aug 15, 2011   The State
The creation of a park in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, is credited with helping the city lure new development and stay economically healthy during the recession.
Jul 31, 2011   NPR
Having lured its first major retailer on Main Street, revitalization efforts in Columbia, South Carolina's urban corridor seem to be finally paying off.
May 26, 2011   The State
Leaders in Charleston County have reversed course on a $500 million highway expansion plan, following public outcry.
Apr 19, 2011   Streetsblog Capitol Hill
A Charleston environmental group has suggested an alternative to a proposed expansion of Interstate 526 which solves the congestion problem with refinements to local streets and costs half the price.
Feb 14, 2011   Streetsblog Capitol Hill
A new themed subdivision is under development in South Carolina. But this is no golf course community. It's a cyclist oriented, car-free experiment called Bicycle City.
Aug 19, 2010   Architizer
As the city of Charleston, SC works to develop a plan to guide future development along the eastern end of Calhoun Street from Marion Square to the SC Aquarium, preservationists express concerns about possible new guidelines.
Jul 9, 2009   The Post & Courier
Florence County Planning officials recently updated the county's land-use element of the comprehensive plan, which would require review of development taking place in floodplains.
Jun 12, 2009   SC Now
Mike Lydon of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company reports on the recent Transport Summit in Charlotte, NC, where presentations ranged from discussions of 'context-sensitive' road design to crafting the 2009 federal transportation bill. Exclusive
Nov 14, 2008  By Mike Lydon