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Stories by John Steinberger

Critical votes in City of Charleston this week

The City of Charleston has three meetings this week which will impact the future look of the community. The Design Review Board meets Monday, August 15 at 5 pm at

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Bike lane approved by telephone vote

Charleston City Council recently re-affirmed a Memorandum of Agreement with the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation and Charleston County to  replace a lane of vehicular traffic with a bicycle lane

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“Gateway to Charleston” plans resurface

Long before the Piggly Wiggly store at the “suicide merge”, where Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Old Towne Road meet, closed in 2013, residents in the nearby neighborhoods were concerned about

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West Ashley Circle – The road to nowhere

When I first heard about the proposed West Ashley Circle in 2014, it was promoted as a means to improve traffic flow along the intersection of Glenn McConnell Pkwy and

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Stop the big apartment complexes

Urban planners in Charleston County are pushing the “sustainable development” agenda, which calls for large apartment complexes combined with retail space in our suburban communities.  These “mixed-use” developments are given

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Taxpayers are tapped out

Whenever a sales tax increase is proposed, it seems like the Chamber of Commerce and related groups hire lobbyists and launch a slick advertising campaign to push for the tax

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Take local control of our roads

Most of you have probably traveled along the “suicide merge”, where Old Towne Rd. meets Sam Rittenberg near the former Piggly Wiggly. This dangerous traffic problem could be fixed with

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