BCDCOG Revolving Loan Fund Grows Jobs, Local Economy

Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Government investment in local business helped create 45 jobs and has been fully repaid ... A more than quarter-million dollar loan made by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments Revolving Loan Fund has produced 45 local jobs -- and was recently paid off by the borrower. Parker Land Surveying, led by the husband-and-wife … Continue reading BCDCOG Revolving Loan Fund Grows Jobs, Local Economy

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SCDOT Grant Available for Rural Projects

SCDOT’s Office of Public Transit has announced a call for rural projects for the SFY 2018-19 Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. These Federal Transit Administration funds may be used for the purchase of transportation services and vehicles. View SCDOT's Section 5310 Memo Announcement (2018-2019) and download the SCDOT Section … Continue reading SCDOT Grant Available for Rural Projects

BCDCOG Pilot Program Spurs Charleston County Glass Collection, Providing Cost Offsets And Reduced Landfill Waste

Locally owned and operated Fisher Recycling offers increased frequency curbside glass pickup. Thanks to a Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments pilot program, Charleston County businesses now have the opportunity to access more frequent curbside glass collection and additional glass recycling services. That combination will translate into cost offsets for companies and reduced landfill waste for all … Continue reading BCDCOG Pilot Program Spurs Charleston County Glass Collection, Providing Cost Offsets And Reduced Landfill Waste

BCDCOG Mobility Management Program Awarded $50,000 Grant by Federal Transit Administration

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) Mobility Management Program has been awarded $50,000 in grants from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to continue to provide mobility management in the rural areas of the Trident region. An initial $40,000 FTA grant allows Mobility Manager Vonie Gilreath to further advocate for the transit needs of seniors and … Continue reading BCDCOG Mobility Management Program Awarded $50,000 Grant by Federal Transit Administration

BCDCOG Kicks Off Regional Park-And-Ride Study To Meet Growing Demand For Commuter Services

Regional Plan to Identify 25 Future Potential Park-and-Ride Sites The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) has kicked off a Regional Park-and-Ride Study which is intended to produce a comprehensive plan identifying suitable sites for permanent satellite parking locations in the region. Over the next nine months, the study team will compile and analyze data to … Continue reading BCDCOG Kicks Off Regional Park-And-Ride Study To Meet Growing Demand For Commuter Services

BCDCOG Construction Analysis: Building Permit Numbers Down in Q3

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments’ has released Construction Quarterly, its third quarter analysis of construction trends in the region. Insights in this edition include: NEW CONSTRUCTION: The number of building permits issued for all new construction in the region in the third quarter of 2017 decreased by 10 percent from the second quarter of this … Continue reading BCDCOG Construction Analysis: Building Permit Numbers Down in Q3