We talk with Upstate leaders to learn more about how to improve and support transportation and mobility.
Proterra- Mike Finnern
Greenville is home to several innovative manufacturing companies, and we are fortunate to have Proterra as one of those. We spoke with Mike Finnern, Vice President of Customer Success and Program Management, about the history of Proterra and the benefits of electric public transit.
Piedmont Health Foundation
We speak with Katy Smith, Executive Director of the Piedmont Health Foundation, about social determinates of health and the importance of transportation in ensuring a healthy community.
International Transportation Innovation Center
We talk with Jody Bryson, Executive Director with International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC), about the impact ITIC has had on economic development and what Jody believes transportation will look like in 20 years, to include flying cars.
Appalachian Council of Governments
We interview Lance Estep, Principal Planner with Appalachian Council of Govenments about the work of COG's and specific projects he is working on.
Bike Walk Greenville
We talk with Mary McGowan who is board chair of Bike Walk Greenville about the importance of having safe and connected bike paths and some recent projects Bike Walk Greenville has been focused on.
League of Women Voters
Listen to an interview with Lawson Wetli who is president of the Greenville chapter of the League of Women Voters. We talked about the history of women’s suffrage and the League of Women Voters as well as barriers to voting. One interesting fact that did not make the podcast was that in 2018, South Carolina ranked close to the bottom in voter turnout at 43rd in the nation.