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Bicyclists Bring Business workshop hosted in Little Falls

In late October, Parks & Trails NY and NYS Canal Corporation held the 10thBicyclists Bring Business roundtable in Little Falls.  More than fifty people attended representing interests from avid cyclists to local business owners, redevelopment advocates, and elected officials.  Regardless … Continue reading

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Bike and Pedestrian projects: creating jobs

According to a new report from the Political Economy Research Institute, building bike lanes and pedestrian facilities creates more jobs per million dollars spent than road repairs and road resurfacing. Rep. John Mica (R-Florida), chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure … Continue reading

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Purchase could threaten proposed rail-trail in southern Adirondacks

The Friends of the Upper Hudson Rail Trail, Inc. emerged in early 2009 to encourage the development of a 29-mile rail trail from North Creek to Tahawus, NY.  Parks & Trails New York began assisting the Friends of the Upper Hudson Rail … Continue reading

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