Summer on Augusta festival comes to downtown June 20-23

Augusta Road Business Association (ARBA) has announced the Summer on Augusta festival,…

Trolley ridership is down, Greenlink recommends changes

When Greenlink added two trolley routes to neighborhoods close to downtown, ridership was expected to go up. That’s not what happened.

Year in Review: The Top Five Arts and Culture Stories of 2018

“Hamilton” is an obvious pick for the Greenville Journal’s Top 5 Arts and Culture stories of 2018. What were the others?

Innovation district, small pocket parks, taming of major roads could be part of Greenville’s new downtown plan

An innovation district, small pocket parks and taming of the major highways leading into downtown could be part of Greenville’s new downtown master plan.

Judge denies temporary injunction in McPherson Lane barricade lawsuit

Circuit Judge Thomas Cooper Jr. has denied a request to remove a temporary barrier on McPherson Lane and prevent the installation of a permanent one while a lawsuit filed by two residents on a nearby street is pending.

Lawsuit seeks removal of McPherson Lane barricade

A lawsuit filed Tuesday against the city of Greenville and the Greenville City Council seeks the removal of the barricade that turned part of McPherson Lane into a one-way street.

One-ways and street closures would no longer be traffic-calming options under new rules

Closing a street or making it one way would no longer be an option for Greenville residents that want to slow traffic on the streets in their neighborhoods under a new traffic-calming process being discussed by Greenville City Council.

Residents pack public hearing over McPherson Lane barricade; City Council to vote May 14

Members of the Greenville City Council are expected to vote on Monday, May 14  whether to make a barricade on McPherson Lane permanent, an issue that has divided a neighborhood off Augusta Street and caused residents to pack a public hearing on the issue.

Parks are big winners again in city’s proposed capital projects budget

Parks — from the city’s new signature park west of downtown to neighborhood parks scattered throughout the city to the venerable Cleveland Park — would be the big winners in Greenville’s proposed capital improvement plan for next year.

McPherson barricade opposition: closing access to city street is not normal traffic-calming device

Some who live near McPherson Lane say a barricade that has turned one end of the street into a one-way is not a normal traffic-calming method in Greenville, and they’ve asked the city to remove it as one of the items that residents may consider.

About that McPherson Lane barricade…

Today, if you try to escape the congestion on Augusta Street via McPherson Lane, you’re greeted by Do Not Enter signs and white and orange barricades.
Greenville SC transportation

GTA bus maintenance facility on Augusta could soon be on the market

The current facility was originally constructed as a beer distribution center and was not designed for transit maintenance.

Augusta, Village of West Greenville trolley service to end for the season

Enjoy the ride while you can.

No decision yet on West End Plaza Shoeless Joe replacement sculpture

The City of Greenville’s Art in Public Places Commission made no decision at its August meeting on  which sculpture to commission for the West End Plaza.

New Augusta trolley route has no stops in Alta Vista neighborhood

“When the trolleys were discussed, a lot of folks thought it would be great to have stops in the neighborhood. But there’s a difference between wanting a stop and having that stop near your house.”