Tag Archive for Federal Rail Administration

Cautious Optimism

On May 26, the Livingston Avenue Bridge Coalition received a letter from the Federal Rail Administration. “The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is writing to invite your organization to participate in consultation pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (Section I 06) for the Livingston Avenue Bridge Replacement Project (Project) in the cities…

Streetsblog: “Why It Makes Sense to Add Biking and Walking Routes Along Active Rail Lines”

Thanks to Streetsblog for the press, albeit it was about Rails with Trails in general, but hey – we’ll take it Let’s face it – rail corridors often present themselves as potential multiple use corridors. Why? Well, read the article, but here’s a snippet: They utilize antiquated infrastructure. Many rail-trails — including the C&O Canal Towpath that stretches from the…

For Immediate Release: More than 40 Organizations Call for Bicycle and Pedestrian Access on the Livingston Avenue Bridge

Groups Highlight Social, Environmental, Health, and Economic Benefits of Critical Link between Albany and Rensselaer Albany, NY —The Livingston Avenue Bridge Coalition and 40 organizations representing thousands of New Yorkers submitted comments to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) today calling for an update of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Empire Service Corridor, the high…