Monthly Archives: February 2013

US Access Board seeks public comment on revised regulations for shared use paths design

Courtesy of the National Center on Accessibility The U.S. Access Board has released for public comment proposed requirements for accessible shared use paths used by pedestrians, bicyclists, and others for transportation or recreation. These requirements would supplement guidelines the Board … Continue reading

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What government programs are bike and ped activities eligible under?

Ever heard of the Question Mark guy? Matthew Lesko may seem like a hokey late night TV personality, but boiled down, this man in a wacky suit is essentially just telling Americans what Government grant programs are available and how … Continue reading

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Speak up for active transportation

PTNY has joined with the New York Bicycling Coalition (NYBC), Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC) and other bicycle-pedestrian advocates to form New Yorkers for Active Transportation (NY4AT), a coalition dedicated to working with stakeholders to assure equitable funding for non‐motorized transportation, … Continue reading

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Erie Canal video slideshow highlights New York’s most famous waterway

Get inspired to explore the Erie Canalway Trail in 2013! Check out this new video slideshow from our partners at the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

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Parks & Trails New York seeks nominations for 2013 Park & Trail Recognition Awards

Parks & Trails New York is seeking nominations for its 2013 Park & Trail Recognition Awards.  The awards recognize the leadership, creativity, and donation of time, talent, and materials behind many of New York’s parks and trails. Awards will be … Continue reading

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New Yorkers for Active Transportation Advocacy Day March 13

Join us for a Legislative Breakfast, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the Fort Orange Club, 110 Washington Avenue, Albany. The national advocacy group Transportation for America (T4America) will kick off the day with a program, Making the Most of … Continue reading

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Concentrate Kids that walk or bike to school

From the Atlantic: According to the results of a Danish study released late last year, my Dutch friends are giving their daughter a less tangible but more lasting gift along with that bicycle: the ability to concentrate better. The survey … Continue reading

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