Tag Archives: Governor Cuomo

Act now to keep New York’s Recreation Trail program going strong

The new MAP-21 legislation contains one potential roadblock to continuing the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) at the State level: a provision allowing governors to opt out of the program if they notify the U.S. Secretary of Transportation of their decision … Continue reading

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Two opportunities to support NY’s parks and trails

The Governor’s budget proposal is good news for parks and trails. Now it’s up to the Legislature, and they need to hear from YOU. It’s important that legislators know their constituents support the Governor’s proposal and we have not one, … Continue reading

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Energy, Rail, & Broadband from NYC to Montreal. Trails, too?

Read more about the Regional Plan Association’s concept to align infrastructure (both  physical and digital superhighways). The NY outdoors blog asks, why not trails, too?

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Empire State Development Announces Final Schedule for Strategic Plan Presentations

Strategic Plan Review Committee Will Review and Assess Strategic Plans Presented By Ten Regional Economic Development Councils Empire State Development today announced the final schedule of presentations for the strategic plans submitted by the ten Regional Economic Development Councils. Each … Continue reading

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