Category Archives: Cycling Advocacy

Complete Streets workshops to be held in Kingston

Complete Streets are designed enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders. Built for all ages and abilities, Complete Streets make it safe and easy to cross the street, walk, and bicycle to work or … Continue reading

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Trail significant rail trail bridges host ribbon cuttings

Cohoes Trail Bridge to Open Cohoes’ Black Bridge Trail project, a decade in the making, is finally completed.  A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this project that was approved in 2004 will take place on Thursday, October 17th at 3:00pm. This bridge … Continue reading

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Save the Date for Walk-Bike New York

Walk-Bike New York’s upcoming conference will be held May 21-22, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, NY Early Registration fee $50; Late/On Site $60 Single Day Registration fee $25; Late/On Site $30 Lodging is available on May 21 at $105 single/double … Continue reading

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Discover how bicyclists can bring business to your community at two Oneida events

“Bicyclists Bring Business!” Roundtable Wednesday, October 9, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m at the Kallet Civic Center, 159 Main Street, Oneida, NY 13421 Learn more about the cyclists that travel the Erie Canalway Trail  now as well as how your business and community can market to … 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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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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Senator Gillibrand renews call for Amtrak to include bicycle racks on new baggage cars

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand renewed her call for Amtrak to include bicycle racks in its plans to modernize the rolling stock used in train services between New York City and Buffalo. The inclusion of bicycle racks would provide ease of … Continue reading

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LIPA moving forward, permitting trails along transmission line right-of-ways

A long-proposed bike and jogging path running along the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) transmission lines in Suffolk County is finally moving forward. On July 30, County Executive Bellone signed a 25-year agreement reached between the county legislature and LIPA on July … Continue reading

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Does NYSDOT’s “preservation first” conflict with Complete Streets?

Cross posted from our friends at the Tri-State Transportation Campaign The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) recently issued a draft plan of transportation projects it will be tackling from 2014-2017. This draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) will encompass more than $32 … Continue reading

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What does your commute look like?

Are you one of the countless folks across New York that commutes from the suburbs in the rat race that is rush hour? Are you tired of the white knuckle merging and frustrated by rubberneckers? You may not want to … Continue reading

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