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Utica Observer-Dispatch: Complete the Erie Canalway Trail

In an opinion piece published July 29th, the Utica Observer-Dispatch writes “While the Erie Canal is enjoying resurgence as an economic engine in the quest to draw tourists, a key part of the puzzle is missing for the Mohawk Valley, and … Continue reading

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Work on canal trail in Lyons set to begin in October

New section of the Erie Canalway Trail in Lyons will be constructed beginning this year as crews continue their work on the trail between Newark and Lyons. Once completed, the new 1-mile trail segment between Abbey Park and Erie Canal … Continue reading

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Public Workshop for the Syracuse section of the Erie Canalway Trail

The Syracuse Metropolitan Transportation Council and the City of Syracuse are developing route for the Erie Canalway Trail through the City of Syracuse. A public workshop will provide the opportunity for people to share their vision for both a temporary … Continue reading

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Utica Erie Canalway Trail “Closing the Gaps” roundtable

In mid-May, the Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, in collaboration with Parks & Trails New York, the NYS Canal Corporation and the Herkimer-Oneida County Transportation Study (HOCTS), convened the fourth in a series of “Closing the Gaps” roundtables in Utica.  … Continue reading

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Do you support using stimulus funding to build bike paths?

This is in connection with a story on our report on closing the gaps… The capital region’s CBS6 is doing an online poll on whether people support using stimulus funds to build bike paths. At the time of this blog … Continue reading

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