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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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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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North Elba wants train tracks removed in prep for multi-use recreational trail

The North Elba town board has officially requested that the state remove the train tracks between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake to make the construction of a multi-use recreational trail cheaper and more efficient. A resolution passed at a board … Continue reading

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Adirondack Rail Trail support group continues to gain strength

Membership in the Adirondack Rail Trail Association (ARTA) continues to grow as the organization now reports they are very close to having 1000 supporters. The ARTA continues to advocate for redevelopment of underutilized, state owned track¬† that is currently leased … Continue reading

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