Daily Archives: November 15, 2010

Statewide Trails Plan – great resource needing a more detailed implementation plan

PTNY recently commented on the draft Statewide Trails Plan prepared by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.  The plan will guide the agency’s future policy decisions and resource allocations affecting trail creation, operation, management, and promotion. PTNY … Continue reading

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City of Auburn receives TIGER grant for riverfront trail

Congratulations to the central New York City of Auburn on winning a prestigious $590,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) II grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the planning, design and engineering of a 6-mile riverfront multi-use trail … Continue reading

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High speed rail – an opportunity for the Canalway Trail?

PTNY attended the initial scoping meetings as part of the detailed environmental review for the High Speed Rail Empire Corridor Project (HSR Project) to recommend to the New York State Department of Transportation that when negotiating with CSX as part … Continue reading

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New rail trail opens in western New York

In October the Town of Lancaster, just east of Buffalo, officially opened its new Heritage Trail for public use. Following the former Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad bed, the four-mile trail extends from Walter Winter Drive on the eastern edge … Continue reading

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