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NYSDEC and NYSDOT to review plan for Adirondack Rail corridor

The New York State DOT and the DEC say that a public process will be set up to determine the use for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor, a 119-mile section of rail line that runs through the Adirondack Park. This … Continue reading

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Daily Freeman supports the Catskill Mountain Rail Trail

It’s been more than 30 years since Ulster County assumed ownership of the Ulster & Delaware rail right of way. Ulster County Executive Michael Hein proposes to develop the 8-mile section between the Ashokan Reservoir and Kingston as a recreational trail, … 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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