South Carolina

April 19, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is considering the development of a half-mile streetcar line to act as a test phase before a proposed 11-mile system is approved. Consultants say the system shouldn't be built without transit-oriented development.</p>
The Sun News
April 14, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>As South Carolina continues to experience accelerated growth, the state must better assess and manage its water needs, particularly in light of shared water sources between its fast-growing neighboring states.</p>
The State
April 9, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>With a number of large housing developments underway, rural Jasper County, South Carolina, is anticipating a rapid urban transition. Local officials are looking to draft a growth plan to ensure that developers whims won't shape the region.</p>
The Post and Courier
March 31, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>The state of South Carolina, through intensive research and public/private partnerships, is positioning itself to be a major player in the "hydrogen economy."</p>
The State
March 14, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Georgia and South Carolina have announced plans to build a port at the mouth of the Savannah River, jointly operated by the two states.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 16, 2007, 7am PST
<p>George Hincapie, former teammate of Lance Armstrong, plans to build houses and condos in Greenville County. The 300-acre development includes amenities designed for athletes.</p>
The Greenville News
February 13, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Charleston, South Carolina's signature street, King Street, is undergoing a major revitalization in an attempt to provide continuity to the urbanity and pedestrian friendliness of Lower King northward.</p>
The Post & Courier
February 1, 2007, 6am PST
<p>A regional government association is looking at developing brownfields for future commuter rail stations in central South Carolina as a way to cut costs.</p>
The State
January 26, 2007, 6am PST
<p>This editorial calls on public officials in South Carolina and Georgia to work together to build a river port that will benefit them both.</p>
Savannah Morning News
January 19, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Natural drainage techniques reduced engineering costs in one South Carolina case study by 31 percent over conventional methods. New Urbanists are searching for ways to make this the norm.</p>
New Urban News
November 29, 2006, 5am PST
<p>A landscape district featuring restored historic gardens is planned for downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The project will serve as a critical "connecting point" for several downtown areas undergoing revitalization.</p>
The State
November 26, 2006, 6pm PST
<p>Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina is finally beginning to reap the benefits of its past downtown development plans.</p>
Spartanburg Herald-Journal
November 22, 2006, 9am PST
<p>The city of Columbia, South Carolina, is crafting an innovative strategy to woo high-tech industries in conjunction with a new downtown research campus.</p>
The State
November 8, 2006, 9am PST
<p>The historic South Carolina city is revisiting its preservation strategy as the rapidly growing metropolitan area plows full steam ahead into the 21st century.</p>
The Post and Courier
November 7, 2006, 12am PST
<p>Civic buildings could serve as anchors for downtown amidst future development in Spartanburg, South Carolina, according to preliminary plans drafted at the end of a weeklong charrette, designed to craft a downtown master plan for the city.</p>
Spartanburg Herald-Journal
September 12, 2006, 8am PDT
South Carolina's capital city, Columbia, is experiencing an unprecedented downtown condo boom. A wide array of people are readily snatching them up, from baby boomers to young professionals.
The State
August 15, 2006, 3am PDT
Residents of Camden, South Carolina, are fighting to preserve the charm and character of their historic town from the encroaching sprawl from nearby Columbia.
The State
January 13, 2006, 7am PST
Charleston institutes a "Flex-route" shuttle van service that could compete with local taxis.
Charleston City Paper
December 30, 2005, 9am PST
A slew of new building projects have some worried about implications for the town's historic core.
Charleston City Paper
September 11, 2005, 5am PDT
Wisdom, civic pride, and unparalled experience have helped Joe Riley turn Charleston, SC, into one of America's finest cities.
The Planning Report