Monthly Archives: April 2013

Canal Clean Sweep April 19-21

More than 2,000 volunteers have already committed to help clean up the NYS Canal System and Canalway Trail as part ofCanal Clean Sweep 2013.  Will you be one of them?  Withnearly 100 events, there are many ways you can help. … Continue reading

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State Parks Receive some TLC

Two weeks ago, New York state leaders agreed to invest another $90 million in state parks and historic sites for 2013-2014 to begin tackling a backlog of infrastructure needs. Parks & Trails New York is pleased that the state recognizes … Continue reading

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Parks per capita

Much about urban life scales to population. The larger a city gets, the less infrastructure it needs per capita. At the same time, as populations increase, problems like crime and benefits like intellectual property proliferate at an even greater rate … Continue reading

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Cycling policy primer

The League of American Bicyclists has prepared a presentation that coalesces in-depth interviews and the opinions of the national policy community with a focus on bicycling as transportation. The presentation also reviews data from a survey the opinions of leading advocates, specifically those at the March 5th Bike … Continue reading

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One Month til I Love My Park Day

In just one month, volunteers from across the state will show their love for state parks on Saturday, May 4 for the second annual I Love My Park Day. It’s a great way to give back to the parks you … Continue reading

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Genesee-Finger Lakes Active Transportation Summit

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 8am – 5pm The purpose of the Genesee-Finger Lakes Active Transportation Summit (G-FLATS) is to help educate, inspire, and mobilize our nine-county region to achieve that vision by making walking, biking, and transit easier, safer, … Continue reading

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