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for biking and walking since 1995.
Mar / Apr 2023 News
Another Legislative Session update!
S.157 and H.3394, the Hands Free bills, remain in their committees, with no hearings scheduled yet. There are 12 House co-sponsors (Taylor, West, Chapman, Pope, M.M. Smith, Davis, Thayer, Bernstein, Wheeler, Bauer, Elliott, and Robbins). Please thank these, and help us find additional House co-sponsors! Then ask for a hearing.

The Trails Tax Credit bill, H.3121, has 12 co-sponsors: Hyde, Carter, B. Newton, Neese, T. Moore, Pope, Bauer, Davis, M.M. Smith, Willis, Brewer and Robbins. It sits in House Ways & Means committee with no hearing scheduled yet.
The Carolina Squat bill, S.363, passed the Senate and has started through the House. S.0036, the DUI Ignition Interlock bill, gets a hearing in the House tomorrow, after successfully making its way through the Senate. S.281, the new Public Lands Enhancement Act, remains stalled.
News from Washington, DC ! ! !
PCC board member Fiona Martin represents at the National Bike Summit
PCC board member Fiona Martin led this year's SC contingent on lobby day in Washington, DC! She coordinated us all in advocating for improved NHTSA safety regulations between trucks and bikes, the e-bike rebate bill, and improved ped/bike funding opportunities. Thanks, Fiona, for bringing others in remotely, too!
The Bike League is giving away money!
Before April 7, apply for a Community Sparks grant of $1500, which will be given to 18 organizations to help get small-scale biking projects off the ground.
Questions about funding?

America Walks, the Bike League, and Safe Routes to School National Partnership are hosting the Intersections Initiative to elevate knowledge among staff and community leaders about new federal FUNDING. Check it out!

Who's funding what in SC? Read our Funding Guide.

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Event Spotlight: Pedal Hilton Head Island
Experience Hilton Head Island's beauty and hospitality while enjoying award-winning cycling on Sunday, May 7th. Start and finish at Lowcountry Celebration Park, cool down with post-ride refreshments, food, and entertainment, then relax at popular Coligny Beach or shop at the Plaza after the ride.

In its 16th year, Pedal Hilton Head Island has become a cornerstone event for the Boys & Girls Club. Your participation supports the commitment to keep kids on the path to academic success.

Rides for every level of cyclist give you a chance to see Hilton Head Island, a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community, through a two-wheeled lens, featuring some of the best vistas and communities on the Island. Choose from road routes of 62 (two pace groups) and 40 miles, combination road and pathway routes of 30 and 20 miles, a pathway route of 10 miles, and a 2-mile Family Fun ride on the beach for kids and families. Participants and their families are invited to a festive & FREE cookout the afternoon before the ride at the Boys & Girls Club. Register NOW!
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