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A city with plans to make bicycles the only means of transportation is soon to rise in South Carolina. As early as the 90s, Bicycle City LLC from Ohio came out with an idea of a Bicycle City. It has invested $1 million, acquiring 140 acres of property in Gaston, somewhere not far from Columbia.

Joe Mellett and Newton Boykin, co-developers of the project, are hopeful that sometime in autumn a car-free community will rise in Lexington County, South Carolina. Bill Nesper, director of the League of American Bicyclists believes the project to be promising. He stated, “The concept behind building Bicycle City is one that we support. A community that is built around bicycles is awesome – I hope it’s a success.”
He further added, “It seems to me that the places people are starting to want to live in, work in and visit are places that build good facilities for…

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