Monthly Archives: October 2011

Manhattan greenway to grow

On October 5, New York City and State officials announced an agreement which brings the vision of a green ring around Manhattan one step closer to becoming a reality.  The proposal would allow the United Nations to purchase land owned … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Trails Conference

On Saturday November 5th, the Hudson River Valley Greenway will host a day-long conference at SUNY New Paltz to discuss the future of trails in Ulster County and beyond. The conference will focus on the various benefits and economic impact … Continue reading

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Trail funding under attack… again!

Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding under Attack Again Contact your Senators Again Today to Save Transportation Enhancements Funding It’s happening again. Just one month ago, Sen. Coburn (R-OK) failed in his efforts to strip funding for Transportation Enhancements from the six-month … Continue reading

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Adirondack Rail Trail support group continues to gain strength

Membership in the Adirondack Rail Trail Association (ARTA) continues to grow as the organization now reports they are very close to having 1000 supporters. The ARTA continues to advocate for redevelopment of underutilized, state owned track  that is currently leased … Continue reading

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Trail projects move forward with grants

The Friends of the Albany County Rail Trail (FORT), a former Healthy Trails Healthy People (HTHP) community, have received a $10,000 grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway. The funds will be used to develop a comprehensive graphic communication system … Continue reading

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