Monthly Archives: October 2021

Patroon

The Patroon Creek Greenway Could be a Really, Really Big Deal

First off – attend one of the public meetings happening TODAY for this project: https://www.patroongreenway.com/get-involved  OK, now to catch you up – What’s the Patroon Creek Greenway? In a word: GAMECHANGER From the City of Albany project website: “The Patroon Greenway would provide a much needed east-west connection for bicyclists and pedestrians, connecting recent and anticipated projects like the Albany Skyway…

Bloomberg City Lab touts the Benefits of the Red carpet to the Livingston Avenue Bridge

“To reconnect the city and the river, some offbeat workarounds are in order,” writes Bloomberg. Well…. yea. But grander things await. We’ve been at it for a decade, shouting from the mountain tops – the Livingston Ave. Bridge is the most impactful waterfront project the region could achieve. While we watch the Skyway unroll, we’re optimistic but the excitement is…

The Federal Transportation Bill can have a Big Impact Here.

“In panel discussion this morning hosted by the Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce and the Albany International Airport, the question was asked: what would you do with an infusion of federal infrastructure money?   Amtrak, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, needs to adapt if it wants to be around another 50 years, according to Jane Brophy, Amtrak’s Senior Manager…