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The Upstate Mobility Alliance to Host Golden Strip Area Leaders for a Virtual Panel Discussion on the Connection Between Growth and Transportation

Leaders from the Golden Strip to Discuss Community Growth and How Transportation Creates Vibrant Communities

Greenville, SC | February 10, 2021 – On Tuesday, February 23rd, the Upstate Mobility Alliance will host a virtual panel discussion on “Connecting the Dots: How Transportation Helps Create Community Vibrancy” from noon to 1:00 pm. This event is open to the public and will feature Shawn Bell, Fountain Inn City Administrator, Jon Caime, Laurens County Administrator, Dianna Gracely, Simpsonville City Administrator, and Brandon Madden, Mauldin City Administrator.

Made up of more than 40 public, private, and civic leaders across the ten-county Upstate South Carolina Region, Upstate Mobility Alliance was created to make the region vibrant and connected, where transportation policy and investments promote innovation, sustainable development, and economic prosperity for all residents and businesses.

“The Upstate of South Carolina continues to be an attractive place for people to work and live,” said Michael Hildebrand, Director of the Upstate Mobility Alliance. “This panel will focus on growth projections for the individual communities and how transportation and mobility options in their community impacts growth and vibrancy.”

At this virtual event, participants will be able to ask questions and hear directly from city and county leaders on upcoming plans and projects throughout the Golden Strip. They will also have the opportunity to explore long-range plans and discuss how alternate modes of transportation, like walking and cycling connectivity, can support future growth.

“Fountain Inn is one of the fastest growing cities in South Carolina,” said Shawn Bell, Fountain Inn City Administrator. “With this growth, we recognize the role transportation and mobility plays in creating vibrant communities.”

Click here to register for the “Connecting the Dots: How Transportation Helps Create Community Vibrancy” panel hosted by Upstate Mobility Alliance. To learn more about the resources provided by the Upstate Mobility Alliance, please click here.

ABOUT UPSTATE MOBILITY ALLIANCE

Made up of more than 40 public, private, and civic leaders across the ten-county Upstate South Carolina Region, Upstate Mobility Alliance was created to make the region vibrant and connected, where transportation policy and investments promote innovation, sustainable development, and economic prosperity for all residents and businesses. www.upstatemobilityalliance.org

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