Category Archives: Rail Trail

Dutchess Rail Trail extension to officially open

Join Dutchess County officials and rail trail supporters Saturday, November 16th at 2pm for the official opening of a new section of the Dutchess Rail Trail.  The event will take place at the Hopewell Depot trail head, 36 Railroad Ave. Read more about the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Federal funding for trails, bicycling and walking threatened again

Earlier this week we told you about the Transportation Alternatives workshops happening across New York – workshops to help communities prepare funding applications for bike and pedestrian projects. Well, we have some scary news coming out of Washington, and the … Continue reading

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Clean up planned for Kingston Trail Corridor

The Kingston Land Trust Rail Trail Committee is organizing a cleanup of the corridor for the proposed Kingston Point Rail Trail this Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. The Kingston Land Trust is working with the city to help develop the … Continue reading

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Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants available

The RTP grant application is currently available through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) located at: http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/ RTP funds can be used for the following Maintenance or restoration of existing recreational trails Development or rehabilitation of trailside and trailhead facilities and trail … Continue reading

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NYSDEC and NYSDOT to review plan for Adirondack Rail corridor

The New York State DOT and the DEC say that a public process will be set up to determine the use for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor, a 119-mile section of rail line that runs through the Adirondack Park. This … Continue reading

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