Monthly Archives: September 2013

Will your federally-funded park or trail project be changed by new U.S. Access Board’s Final Guidelines?

 Today, the U.S. Access Board issued new accessibility guidelines for outdoor areas developed by the federal government. The guidelines provide detailed specifications for accessible trails, picnic and camping areas, viewing areas, beach access routes and other components of outdoor developed … Continue reading

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Collar City Pre(R)amble kicks off this Saturday

Calling all Capital Region history buffs and bike/ped advocates. The first annual Collar City Pre(R)amble kicks at noon, this Saturday September 28th, from The Troy Farmer’s Market, heading south 2 miles to the Burden Iron Works Museum and the Albany Bike … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our thousandth Erie Canalway Trail End-to-Ender

William and Nancy Moses of Midland Park, New Jersey made the most of their summer by bicycling from Niagara Falls to Albany along the Erie Canalway Trail and then through Hudson Valley all the way home! They used their 13-day, … Continue reading

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Preview the Proposed Kingston Point Rail Trail

Tour and discussion, 3pm this Saturday As part of this year’s Hudson River Valley Ramble, the Kingston Land Trust and members of its Rail Trail Committee are hosting a walking tour of the proposed Kingston Point Rail Trail on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Comments sought on Adirondack rail line Unit Management Plan

New York State has undertaken a review of its management plan for the State-owned 119-mile Remsen-Lake Placid travel corridor that traverses some of the most magnificent scenery in the Adirondack Park.  The state departments of Transportation (DOT) and Environmental Conservation … Continue reading

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Tell USDOT trails are transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation has been working on their strategic plan for FY 2014 to FY 2018 since early this spring.  Developing and implementing our strategic plan is an important step in helping the Department address key priorities that … Continue reading

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