Most Lowcountry mayors and political leaders have praised the idea of a 32-mile safe cycling “Battery to Beach” route connecting the Isle of Palms with Charleston’s Battery with Folly Beach.
But they haven’t done a whole lot about it — at least not yet — since the idea surfaced a few years ago.
To change that, the nonprofit group Charleston Moves today brought together officials and planners from at least five municipalities, plus Charleston County, to kick start progress.
They also formed a new intergovernmental group, chaired by Charleston County Councilwoman Colleen Condon, to speed progress.
Its first tasks? Placing signs on sections of the Battery to Beach route that already exist —and figuring out the best route for the sections still to be built.
Read more in tomorrow’s Post and Courier.