Category Archives: Transportation

Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Section 5310 Application Workshops

he South Carolina Department of Transportation Office of Public Transit will hold four (4) workshops for current subrecipients, and agencies/entities seeking to become eligible subrecipients. The workshop will address basic program requirements to include how to become a subrecipient, review application process, eligible projects/expenses, invoices and procurement requirements for entities seeking FTA Section 5310 funding.…
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Stanley G. Mays ​Elected Vice Chairman of Greenville Airport Commission

Stanley G. Mays​ ​has been ​elected Vice Chairman​​ ​of​​ ​the Greenville Airport Commission​ (GAC)​.​ ​The GAC is the owner and operator of the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU). GMU is the busiest general aviation airport in South Carolina and is a self-sufficient entity with financial strength that doesn't rely on local taxpayers for funding. GMU is…
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Mark A. Clark Elected Chairman​ ​of Greenville Airport Commission

Mark A. Clark has been elected Chairman of the Greenville Airport Commission (GAC).​ ​The GAC is the owner and operator of the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU). GMU is the busiest general aviation airport in South Carolina and is a self-sufficient entity with financial strength that doesn't rely on local taxpayers for funding. GMU is home…
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CU-ICAR to host SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Testing Symposium

GREENVILLE, South Carolina — Automotive experts say today’s smart vehicles are generating upwards of one gigabyte of information every second. So the question is: How do you collect all that data and what do you do with it? This is at the heart of the inaugural SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Systems Testing Symposium, which…
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“Hop In” rides are coming to Greenville with Locally Epic’s help

[caption id="attachment_22233" align="alignleft" width="225"] Locally Epic Hop In ride service[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. – Getting around the picturesque downtown Greenville is about to get easier. Locally Epic is partnering with Rogers EV and Star EV to use an electric LSV vehicle that will pick up passengers along the Main Street area wiith room to hold up…
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​Matthew C. Alexander​ Appointed to Greenville Airport Commission

​Matthew C. Alexander has been appointed to the Greenville Airport Commission (GAC) by Greenville City Council to serve a three-year term. The GAC is the owner and operator of the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU). GMU is the busiest general aviation airport in South Carolina and is a self-sufficient entity with financial strength that doesn't rely…
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R. Kinard Johnson, Jr. ​ ​Presented​ ​Obelisk

In appreciation of 6 years of dedicated service on the Greenville Airport Commission, R. Kinard Johnson, Jr. was presented an obelisk by Greenville Downtown​ ​Airport​ ​(GMU)​ ​Director,​ ​Joe Frasher.​ ​Johnson, who was appointed by Greenville City Council, served from 2012 to 2018 and earned the Vice Chairman designation during his last two years. ​"​Johnson is…
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Sheri Williamson Promoted To Vice President

ROCK HILL, SC, March 7, 2018 – Sheri Williamson, P.E., a seasoned project manager and leader who has overseen significant transportation initiatives benefiting commuters and motorists in the Southeastern United States, has been promoted to vice president of STV. With more than 25 years of engineering experience, Williamson boasts an extensive background in transportation project…
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U-Haul Migration Trends: South Carolina No. 4 Growth State for 2017

PHOENIX and COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina was the No. 4 Growth State for 2017, according to U-Haul data analyzing the past year's U.S. migration trends. Year-over-year arrivals of one-way U-Haul truck rentals jumped 10 percent while departures rose 8 percent from South Carolina's 2016 numbers. Arriving trucks accounted for 50.5…
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