Columbia, SC

Level: bronze
Population: 133,358
Population Density: 2,313/sq. mi.
Pedestrian Plan
Contact: John Fellows
803.545.3215
jsfellows@columbiasc.net

Community Highlights

Columbia is designated as a Bronze-level community due to its high walking mode share and thorough planning efforts. Community highlights include:

  • The new Walk Bike Columbia Plan, which focuses on implementation and sets ambitious, yet realistic targets for walking mode share and crash reduction.
  • Interdepartmental coordination between city traffic engineers and the police department to review high crash locations and select appropriate countermeasures.
  • Neighborhood walking tours, which include Sunday Strolls and interactive, online maps for self-guided tours with details about each stop on a route.
  • Only 65% of workers in Columbia commute by driving alone!