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Tell Amtrak “If you promote it, support it!” Plenty Within Walking and Cycling Distance of the Rensselaer Amtrak Station

For an upcoming 2015 issue of Amtrak Magazine, contributor Traci Suppa is looking for information on attractions and events taking place this year in any of the cities or towns served by Amtrak in New York State, as well as the terminus stops in Montreal, Toronto, and Vermont on the Adirondack, Maple Leaf, and Ethan Allen Express lines. This includes our…

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…

Past Press Coverage and a special thanks

In yesterday’s media round up post, we sort of gave the impression that the Bridge hasn’t gotten a great deal of press, which may be true as of late, but it has had a fair share of attention in the past. Several local outlets have dug into the issue, and we feel have cast a favorable light on the project.…