Charting the future of biking in Charleston

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The death of cycling-advocate Edwin Gardner is really starting to feel like a tipping point in Charleston's shifting transportation culture.

Though it's only been a few weeks since Gardner was fatally wounded when his bike went up against and SUV, more passion than ever seems to be infused in the effort to make biking a safer more practical alternative to driving around peninsular Charleston. 

And in today's Charleston City Paper there's a nice summation of that shift and the elements in play. While there's little breaking news in the piece, it does a nice job of bringing it all together and painting a coherent vision of where much of Charleston wants biking to be.

Take a read here.

Keep up with the latest on the biking debate on our bike topic page.