Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Kingston Land Trust celebrates the 20th annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 2nd 2012.

The Kingston Land Trust and the Kingston Land Trust Rail Trail Committee (a Parks & Trails New York Healthy Trails Healthy People project) is celebrating National Trails Day on Saturday, June 2nd by sharing several of the exciting and family … Continue reading

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Now Coveted: A Walkable, Convenient Place

Until the 1990s, exclusive suburban homes that were accessible only by car cost more, per square foot, than other kinds of American housing. Now, however, these suburbs have become overbuilt, and housing values have fallen. Today, the most valuable real … Continue reading

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Plattsburgh trail gets a ribbon cutting

  After decades of work, a 1.3-mile multi-use trail in the Clinton County city of Plattsburgh is now open for use. Officials cut the ribbon Monday on the first phase of a trail along the Saranac River in Plattsburgh. The … Continue reading

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Tell Congress TODAY: Transportation is more than just cars

It’s crunch time for federal transportation funding and the inclusion of provisions for bicycling and walking.  Please join thousands across the nation today for a National Call-in Day on Transportation. It’s easy and will only take a few minutes. Call … Continue reading

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Urges Amtrak to Include Bicycles on New Baggage Cars

In a press release today, Senator Gillibrand urged Amtrak to consider the allure of New York State to bicyclists as it modernizes its service between New York and Buffalo.  Currently, bicycles are prohibited on Amtrack trains unless they are disassembled and … Continue reading

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Senator Charles Schumer Endorses Bike/Ped Access on Albany Bridge

Senator Charles Schumer urged that any reconstruction of the railroad bridge connecting Albany and Rensselaer include bicycle and pedestrian access at a press conference on May 7 on the shores of the  Hudson River.   PTNY has been leading a coalition to … Continue reading

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Governor Asks New Yorkers to Pitch in for Parks this Saturday!

I Love My Park Day is just two days away, and yesterday Governor Cuomo invited all New Yorkers to volunteer at their favorite state park or historic site as part of PTNY’s inaugural event this Saturday, May 5th. The Governor himself … Continue reading

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