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Improvements at Albany’s waterfront could impact access to the future Livingston Avenue Bridge

How will implementation of bike and pedestrian improvements at the waterfront benefit connections to the Livingston Avenue Bridge? Come find out! To start the implementation of the Corning Preserve Riverfront Master Plan, the City of Albany, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration is developing designs to enhance the connections between 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…

As the deadline for comments looms, our letter to advocates

Dear Bicycle and Pedestrian Advocate:There are only two days left until the deadline for public comments on NYSDOT’s High Speed Rail Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement – a plan that will dictate the future of the Livingston Avenue Bridge Walkway. The Livingston Avenue Bridge Coalition has gathered the support of several local, state, and national organizations standing behind restored access to this critical link in…

Time is running out! The deadline for Public Comment is March 24

There are only two days left to comment. High Speed Rail is on the way. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) have completed a Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to evaluate proposed system improvements to intercity passenger rail services along  the 463-mile Empire Rail Corridor, connecting Penn Station in New York…

Something somebody said

If you hadn’t read All Over Albany’s post on High Speed Rail, Thinking about high-speed rail in New York, give it a read. It’s a great article. Perhaps the most fascinating portion of the article didn’t reference the bridge at all… “I look at my own daughter, who has a driver’s license but doesn’t drive, just doesn’t like to drive. Doesn’t own…

Livingston Avenue Bridge Media Advisory

NYSDOT & Federal Rail to host Public Hearing on High Speed Rail, future of Livingston Avenue Bridge held in balance   When: Tuesday, March 4, 2014; Open House 4-8 p.m. and Public Hearing 6-8 p.m.    Where: Albany Nanotech Complex, 257 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12203   Who: State and Federal transportation agencies, elected officials, county and local planning and economic development officials,…