Land Planning & Policy

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

Development near Glassy would permanently alter an icon - July 13th, 2017

Upstate Forever filed an appeal to have the plan for a development near Glassy Mountain remanded back to the Pickens County Planning Commission. The proposed development would have forever changed the character of the this special area. As of December 2017, the property is permanently protected by a conservation easement. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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