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THIS WEEK IN MOTION
Please join Enough Pie & Charleston Moves Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday of this week to continue our efforts to unite the community for more connected and dignified transportation! There's an event for everyone -- all events are free and open to all.

WEEKLY JUST RIDE: Come together to celebrate and learn about Just Ride, Charleston's new affordable bike share program. BYOBike or hop on a Gotcha Bike! Each week we will travel a different course to explore the Upper Peninsula and check out the newest bike share locations. This week's ride starts at the Food Lion on King Street (called Kings Plaza). See you tonight at 5:30!

THE BAIRD BROTHERS: CHARLESTON'S CYCLING STARS: Between 1890 and 1908, the Baird brothers of Charleston dominated the local bicycle scene, both as competitive racers and as retail merchants. Their oval track at the corner of Meeting and Brigade Streets was a popular bike rendezvous before the ascendancy of the automobile. Join CCPL’s historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a profile of the Baird brothers and their legacy on Charleston’s upper peninsula. Talking about biking surrounded by books? Yes. please. 

FAKE RACE DANCE PARTY: The concept is simple - come dressed to run a marathon, but PSYCH -- prepare to bust a sweat dancing to the musical stylings of amazing local DJs. See the full poster below and help spread the word. This Saturday night at The Royal American is going to be F-U-N!

Want to see the entire AWAKENING: MOTION schedule of events in May? All are free and open to all so check out the full schedule HERE.
MORE THAN A YARD SIGN: PLEASE SLOW DOWN
Our streets are not safe. On March 23, The Southern Gallery's owner and EP friend Erin Nathanson was hit trying to walk across the Crosstown at Rutledge, resulting in surgery and a long road to recovery. Too many stories unfold every week about neighbors being harmed or killed while traveling through Charleston. Our PLEASE SLOW DOWN campaign was as a direct response to Erin's experience and her powerful Facebook post, which ended with the plea: 

"Please, dear friends, slow down, be extra careful as people's minds are so distracted these days. Life can change fast. Never stop reminding your loved ones you love them, and if you can spare some positive energy, please send it our way. "

Enough Pie was inspired to take action and create a campaign in direct response to Erin's painful and scary pedestrian experience, in order to shine a light on how we, as individuals, can affect change as we navigate the streets of Charleston. Working with Eastside artist Lisa Shimko, the PLEASE SLOW DOWN campaign was born.

Before cars, our streets were places of gathering & celebration -- birthday parties happened in the street. Can you imagine that now? Yikes! Joy is a guiding principal of Enough Pie's work, and our new signs are a way to bring an organic, beautiful yet important invitation to us all: PLEASE SLOW DOWN, especially as we navigate our cars on shared streets.  There can be great joy in walking and biking when the road is safe for all who travel. 

If you would like a yard sign for your home or business, please email EP at bennett@enoughpie.org. If you are outside of the Upper Peninsula, we kindly ask for a donation of $10 per sign (front/back color w/ stake). Neighborhood organizations are welcome. All signs should be placed on private property with permission from the owner.
BIKE RODEO: PHOTO GALLERY
Last Thursday, May 3rd Enough Pie and Charleston Moves joined up with partners — Bridgeview Apartments, MUSC's Safe Kids Charleston Area, Holy Spokes Charleston Bike Share and SC DHEC — for a family-friendly bike rodeo to teach safe biking at Bridgeview Village. 

Below are some highlights. Check out the full gallery HERE.
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