The service would be similar to popular Tiger Commute, Tiger Connect service linking Greenville and Clemson.
The current system does not include routes to major employers, retail, airport or many parts of Greenville County.
More cities in our region are building transit-oriented developments – is the Upstate next?
During the construction, new development – especially among suppliers servicing BMW – could be driven eastward to avoid traffic problems, according to Brockton Hall, who works on the Colliers International industrial team.
Greenville is one of 78 metropolitan areas – and the only one in South Carolina –applying for the U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge grant.
The Upstate is widely recognized as one of the most sprawling regions in the country – characterized by disconnected suburbs, minimal pedestrian infrastructure and separation of land uses.