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Down but not out–What the new transportation bill means for biking and walking

Friday, the House and Senate finally passed a new two-year federal surface transportation bill that will have a profoundly negative effect on funding for trails, bicycling and walking. It’s a shocking setback for active transportation, but we could have lost everything … Continue reading

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Park, trail, and greenway grants available through CFA process

Park, trail, and greenway grants available through CFA process Applications due July 16  The second round of funding for park, trail and greenway grants is now underway. Applications through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process are due July 16. Amongst … Continue reading

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Closing the Gaps in Erie Canalway Trail

Campaign  generates widespread support Although no new Erie Canalway Trail was opened in 2011, there is dramatically renewed interest in completing the cross-state trail among citizens, community leaders, and elected officials at all levels of government, according to the second … Continue reading

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Schenectady mayor Brian Stratton tapped by Gov. Cuomo to lead Canal Corp.

Breaking news: Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially announced Wednesday morning that Mayor Brian U. Stratton will be recommended as director of the New York State Canal Corporation. Read more at the Albany Times Union

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