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What’s best for a historic Adiriondack Transportation Corridor?

Adirondack history has been shaped by contention over how to manage the region’s resources. Maintaining this historical trend, contention over the use of a state-owned rail corridor between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake has led to another divide among residents. … 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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PTNY: Adirondack trail study only scratches surface of benefits to area

Parks & Trails New York wishes to congratulate Adirondack Action on commissioning the recently released Adirondack Rail Corridor Economic Impact Study comparing the costs and economic impacts of a tourist train and a 34-mile multi-use trail between Lake Placid and … Continue reading

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