Common Ground in West Ashley

The Wrong Plan A week ago Monday, my wife and I went to John Wesley Methodist Church to attend the first of several “community input” meetings organized by the West Ashley Revitalization Commission.  (The second meeting, for the other half of “inner” West Ashley, was Tuesday, and the “outer” West Ashley meetings are this coming Saturday […]

Right Way on the Ashley River Bridge

This week, Charleston finally took its first step towards opening downtown to West Ashley bikers.  The Ashley River experiment consists of this:  using barrels to block motor traffic from the far-right fourth lane of the in-bound bridge.  When I took pictures on Thursday morning at 8:15, cars flowed unimpeded over the bridge.  Of course we always knew […]