Land Planning & Policy

The GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail: More Than Just Recreation - October 16th, 2018

How the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail is expanding transit options for the Greenville community read more

By Ty Houck, Greenville County

Woodruff Road: What Worked? What Didn't? - August 28th, 2018

To many, Woodruff Road has become the poster child for traffic congestion in the Upstate – and how not to grow and evolve. Read how this notoriously clogged thoroughfare came to be in this in-depth case study from the Shaping Our Future Growth Alternatives Analysis. read more

What can Greenville learn from Charlotte? - June 21st, 2018

Meg Fencil of Sustain CLT discusses how Greenville can learn from Charlotte's successes and mistakes when it comes to traffic, transit, and land use policies. read more

County Comp Plan Update - April 28th, 2018

Greenville County has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for assistance with their upcoming 10-year comprehensive plan update. Proposals will be accepted until mid-May, and the contract should be awarded/negotiated by early June, according to the RFP. read more

By Lisa Hallo

Award Spotlight: Dean Hybl - February 27th, 2018

The Land Planning & Policy Champion at the 2018 ForeverGreen Luncheon was Dean Hybl, executive director at Ten at the Top, for going above and beyond his job description on land use policy. read more

By Lisa Hallo

Greenville should begin to plan for improved rail transport - February 1st, 2018

Local passenger rail transport can be used to steer development and help minimize sprawl. The Upstate may not yet have the necessary population density to support local rail transport, but as one of the nation's fastest growing metro areas, we should start to plan for it. read more

By DeWitt Stone, Guest Blogger

Craft Brewing, Sustainability, and Playing the Long Game - January 26th, 2018

Cheri Chastain, Sustainability Manager for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co and keynote speaker for this year's ForeverGreen Luncheon, weighs in on how sustainability and success go hand in hand. read more

By Cheri Chastain, Guest Blogger

UF Spotlight: Greenville B-Cycle user Eric Stein - December 19th, 2017

We sat down with Eric Stein, a professional chef, entrepreneur, and avid Greenville B-Cycle user, to find out how the downtown bikeshare program fits into his daily life. read more

By Lisa Hallo

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