Initiatives

Pennies for Progress Aims to Keep York County Moving

By Elizabeth (Liz) Duda Nov. 11, 2020 (York County, SC) York County residents can thank the Pennies for Progress program for ongoing road improvements. We all know that York County has high growth in some areas and need across all areas! Yet state, federal and local...

Impact York County – Strive, Thrive, Stay Alive!

by Elizabeth W. Duda York County, SC (Oct. 23, 2019) Spotlighted when Rock Hill received the 2019 All-America City award, Impact York County collaborates to empower our community through health and wellness. This “coalition of coalitions” formed at the 2016 SC...

Bike/Ped Project Plans for Residents to Support

by Elizabeth W. Duda York County (Jun. 15, 2019) The Bike/Ped Coalition of York County wants residents to know how to support pedestrian/bicycle projects. Plans and policies already exist that support York County and its communities becoming more bicycle and...

Take Survey to Support Light Rail into SC

York County, SC (May 28, 2019) The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) seeks public feedback on Lynx Light Rail routes going into Pineville, NC, and Ballantyne, NC. The link shows the proposed route options and links to the survey (see “Want to weigh in” section)....

ESMMYC Guest Speaker Tom Bell on Biking Initiatives in Rock Hill

by Kellie B. Cooper York County, SC (Apr. 8,  2019) As Americans become more health conscious and strive to integrate physical activity into daily routines, they are recognizing the importance of “active transportation.” Active transportation benefits health (lowering...

York County Bike/Ped Task Force Is a Force to Be Reckoned with!

by Elizabeth W. Duda York County, SC (Jan. 4, 2019) The York County Bike/Pedestrian Task Force began ten years ago as a Rock Hill group with a small Eat Smart Move More South Carolina grant. Neighboring communities saw the group’s value and participants realized they...

SC Livable Communities Alliance

SC (Dec. 2018) The South Carolina Livable Communities Alliance is a coalition of mayors, businesses, and organizations who support the planning, designing, operation, and maintenance of public highways to provide safe, convenient and comfortable travel and access for...

HYPE Team Achieves Success with Multiple Projects

by Trimease K. Carter, MSW, Eat Smart Move More South Carolina Clover, SC (May 15, 2018) Over the past three years, community leaders in the small town of Clover, located in York County, have been motivated to make their community healthier. They’ve been taking steps...