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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 4, 2015) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page was recently named Urban Elected Official of the Year at the 2015 South Carolina Alliance For Mobile Infrastructure Conference. Mayor Page was selected on the basis of her outstanding work achievements and contributions to mobile infrastructure in the state of South Carolina.
“Mayor Page was nominated for her advocacy of public transportation and for taking a leadership role in bringing communities together to address transit advocacy issues. Her work with advocacy group Hungryneck Straphangers to promote public transportation through increased ridership is an example of her outstanding public engagement efforts,” said Keith Scott, Vice President of the SC Alliance For Mobile Infrastructure and Transit Director for Electric City Transit in Anderson, SC.
“I am honored for the recognition bestowed upon me by the Alliance and for the recognition awarded to the Town of Mount Pleasant for its innovative and creative ways in incorporating public transportation in new developments,” said Mayor Page. “We are making progress but much remains to be done in the area of public transportation. I look forward to embracing the momentum achieved state-wide by the Alliance, CARTA and our stakeholders.”
About the South Carolina Alliance for Mobile InfrastructureThe Alliance represents 27 public transportation agencies, local governments, state agencies, private transportation providers, and vendors. Through its memberships the group serves as a collective voice to promote and advocate for transit friendly legislation in South Carolina. It is committed to moving transportation forward in all 46 counties across the state.