Monthly Archives: September 2012

Time running out to comment on MAP-21

Until this Sunday, USDOT is taking online public comment on how the new transportation law, MAP-21, should be implemented. USDOT is using a sort of voting system to gauge support for specific ideas. (This effort is focused on freight and … Continue reading

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North Elba wants train tracks removed in prep for multi-use recreational trail

The North Elba town board has officially requested that the state remove the train tracks between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake to make the construction of a multi-use recreational trail cheaper and more efficient. A resolution passed at a board … Continue reading

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Capital Regional Cleaner Greener Communie

The next round of Capital Region Sustainability Plan public workshops are scheduled for the first week in October.  Roughly 150 people participated in the first round. Here is your opportunity to provide input.  For all Workshops the Open House Starts at … Continue reading

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Navigating Map-21

In July a  new federal transportation law, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), took effect and it means new challenges and opportunities for bicycling and walking projects. Advocacy Advance, a partnership between the Alliance for Walking … Continue reading

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