Category Archives: Trails

Another important trail bridge will host a ribbon cutting this fall

Earlier this month we told you about two trail bridges that close significant gaps. The long-awaited reopening of the historic Dix Bridge between Saratoga and Washington counties is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8. The 426-foot steel span, built in 1895, … 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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Live, work, or play in Albany? What improvements to the waterfront and Corning Preserve Trail would you like to see?

Earlier this week we told you about two ribbon cuttings for significant trail bridges, one being the Black Bridge in the Albany County city of Cohoes.  It turns out there’s a lot going on in the Capital Region when it … 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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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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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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