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Charleston Moves announces Mobility Month for May

Mobility Month will be filled with experiences for the community.

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Mobility Month is in May.

Photo by Luke Higgs

Next month, local mobility and advocacy nonprofit Charleston Moves will host Mobility Month, an annual celebration of street safety. Supporting the belief that no matter how, when, or where individuals choose to move, they should be safe doing so.

The celebration includes a series of events to rally the community around transportation priorities and advocacy opportunities.

The lineup

Safe Streets on Tap | Thursday, May 2 | This celebration will kick off the series of events at Munkle Brewing Company (1513 Meeting Street Rd.).

Union Pier: Mobility Nexus Through the Centuries | Wednesday, May 8 | Join Dr. Nic Butler, a historian at the Charleston County Public Library, for an illustrated presentation review of the historic pathways to, from, and through the waterfront site.

Ride of Silence | Wednesday, May 15 | In honor of International Ride of Silence, Charleston Moves will host a critical mass memorial bike road across the North Bridge with a police escort. There will be a post-ride gathering at Holy City Brewing from 7 to 8 p.m. Pro tip: Participants must complete a waiver.

Light the Night | Friday, May 17 | To celebrate National Bike to Work Day, you can enjoy free bike lights, bites, and community resources on the lawn of Neighbors Together (2105 Cosgrove Ave., North Charleston).

People Power Happy Hour | Thursday, May 23 | This is your opportunity to talk to the team of Charleston Moves and learn more about their movement at Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. + Taproom (1505 King St.).

Charleston Transportation History and Civil Rights | Saturday, May 25 | Walk & Talk Charleston will lead a guided walking tour of Charleston’s historic district exploring mobility development. Pro tip: This experience has limited capacity.

To learn more about Charleston Moves, check out our Q+A with Savannah Brennan, Director of Programming.

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