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What do You Want for Your Waterfront?

The City of Albany is inviting residents to participate in three surveys to reimagine the waterfront as a part of its ‘Waterfront Access, Vitality, and Economic Strategy’ (Albany WAVES) project (funded by NYS Department of State). The surveys invite public feedback on potential improvements for three waterfront areas: the North Warehouse District, the South Waterfront District, and the entire 4.6 linear…

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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…

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The Albany Skyway could roll out the red carpet!

The Albany Sykway connection would enable access to the nationally significant Erie Canalway Trail, emerging residential and commercial development on the Rensselaer and Albany sides of the River at DeLaet’s Landing and the Warehouse District, and be a true majestic gateway to the Hudson. It would also connect the City of Albany to the proposed Rensselaer Waterfront Trail and the Empire…

Albany’s Past and Present Bicycle Tour this Saturday, 9-1, Albany Area Heritage Visitors Center

Join advocates on Saturday May 2, 2015 for a bike tour of the proposed South End Bikeway Link (SEBL) to connect Albany’s Corning Preserve Waterfront to the new Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail. The tour will  kick off at 9:30 am from the Albany Area Heritage Visitors Center. The eight-mile ride through Albany will highlight a proposed SEBL route and some very interesting and historic sites with commentary at selected locations including…

Albany Proclaims May 2015 as Bike Month!

The City of Albany Common Council unanimously passed a resolution last night, proclaiming May 2015 as Bike Month in the City of Albany. Among the great “whereas” items in the resolution is a shot out to the Livingston Avenue Bridge Walkway! “WHEREAS, in 2011, the Albany Common Council, recognizing the Livingston A venue Bridge’s potential to connect a growing network of statewide…

South End Bikeway Link Tour #1 scheduled for March 7th

From our friends with the Albany Bicycling Coalition: The South End Bikeway Link Coalition wants to build interest and support for protected bicycle lanes as key part of the proposed 1.5-mile South End Bikeway Link. The Albany Bicycle Coalition is joining with other cycling organizations to sponsor monthly rides of the proposed route with stops at points of interest along the…

Join us tomorrow night for a Rally for Albany’s South End Bikeway Link

This rally will take place tomorrow, January 21 from 6-8pm at the Albany Public Library – Main Branch, 161 Washington Ave. For those of you not cycling to the meeting, a parking lot is located behind the library on Elk Street. Transit access via CDTA’s #5 or #905 Bus Rapid Transit route. At the meeting, advocates will share information about the proposed South…