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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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Schumer and Little among lawmakers asking Amtrak to permit roll-on bikes

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sens. Betty Little of Warren County and Brad Hoylman of Manhattan are asking Amtrak to permit roll-on bikes, as it would bring visitors and tourism dollars into New York state. The legislators held a … Continue reading

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Bike on Amtrak Trains? Yes, PLEASE!

  Advocating that Amtrak add roll-on service is a top priority for Parks & Trails New York. Amtrak serves Buffalo, Albany, and all the major cities along the Erie Canalway Trail but, despite the fact that bicycles are allowed on … Continue reading

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Advocacy effort underway for Albany-Rensselaer trail link

As part of the development of New York’s High Speed Rail Network, The State Department of Transportation is in the process of designing a rehabilitated or rebuilt Livingston Avenue Railroad Bridge between Albany and Rensselaer. A coalition has been established … Continue reading

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