Category Archives: Transportation

85-385 Gateway Project to revamp high-traffic area in Upstate

[caption id="attachment_1723" align="alignnone" width="604"] This is a rendering of the I-85/I-385 interchange in Greenville. (Rendering provided)[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. – With some quick turns of clay-filled shovels, the second largest transportation project in South Carolina history officially started at the interchange of Interstates 85 and 385 Friday morning. The 85-385 Gateway Project will transform the Upstate’s driving experience…
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Eastern Tennessee tire dealer joins Michelin commercial service network

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., announced that Fleet Tire will join the MICHELIN(®) Commercial Service Network(TM) (MCSN). Fleet Tire operates its commercial/retail locations in Knoxville, Tenn., with five state-of-the-art service trucks and six TIA-certified service specialists. As part of the MCSN, Fleet Tire will offer a complete…
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Greenlink launches Google Transit

(Greenville SC) Greenlink has partnered with Google Maps to make using public transportation in Greenville even more convenient. Riders can now utilize Google Maps Transit, a popular web-based application that uses data provided by Greenlink, to plan their trips using a smartphone, tablet or desktop. The app allows riders to customize their routes, view interactive…
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Top Dog Tire & Brake features U-Haul rentals

EASLEY, S.C. — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Top Dog Tire & Brake has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Easley community. Top Dog Tire & Brake at 6432 Calhoun Memorial Hwy. will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for…
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SC Alliance to Fix Our Roads back local state senators in Midlands

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads will step-up its public information campaign in the Lexington area, supporting state senators who are working to find long-term funding that will fix and improve South Carolina’s highway system. The campaign will highlight the additional cost SC drivers endure from driving on bad roads…
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Drivers to start seeing major work with 85-385 Gateway Project

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The next few months are going to be very busy for the 85-385 Gateway Project as large parts of the project’s development swing into motion. While preparation work such as milling and asphalt repair started last fall, the next few weeks will bring important changes that drivers will be very aware of,…
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BMW Startup Garage taking part in SC Auto Week 2016

GREENVILLE, S.C., (January 13, 2016) — Registered attendees of IngeniousSC! in February will have a rare opportunity to hear from one of the world's most dynamic automotive startup incubators. On Feb. 24, Gregor Gimmy, Founder and Head of the BMW Startup Garage in Germany, will present live via Skype. He’ll explain his organization's unique mission…
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Trucking Association supports fuel-tax hike, regular review of DOT

The President  & CEO of the South Carolina Trucking Association supports an increase in the state’s portion of the gasoline and diesel tax to improve the condition and safety of the state’s roads and bridges. Rick Todd, the group’s CEO, has watched and studied the issue for over 37 years, and says a long-term funding…
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AJ Service Repair in Greenville signs on as U-Haul neighborhood dealer

U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that AJ Service Repair has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Greenville community. AJ Service Repair at 20 Loop St. will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, U-Box warehouse, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes. With 257 cubic feet of…
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Greenlink expands bike locker program

Greenlink has expanded its bike locker program by installing two new BikeLids at County Square. This addition brings Greenlink’s inventory to 10 lockers, with six located along Richardson Street outside the Greenlink Transit Center and two inside the South Spring Street Garage. According to marketing specialist Nicole McAden, much like the bicycle racks on the…
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