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The city plans to purchase 85 Beekman for $36,700 in federal money. The Department of Public Works, acting as general contractor, will then refurbish the dwelling, using the remaining $10,000 in the gran request...

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The 1980 Census showed more than 14,000 people age 65 or older in Saratoga County. Home services can be costly and so group housing might become a possibility.

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The City Council on Tuesday endorsed city Supervisor Matthew Veitch's initiative to have the state make improvements to Route 50-North, including a separate walking and bicycle path along the busy arterial.

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The act creating the village of Saratoga Springs enacted by New York State's 49th assembly.

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For recent arrivals, it is hard to picture this city without the CVS Plaza on Congress Street, the vast parking lot on High Rock Avenue or the towering mixed use buildings that house The Gap, Talbots and other retail outlets...First started by the…

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A multi-use path to connect Northway and Congress Park

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After being presented with a 1059-signature petition opposed to the city's downtown transportation plan, the City Council on Tuesday tabled action on the proposal.

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The city is taking steps to improve conditions to walk, bike or travel around via alternative transportation. Those efforts have been recognized with some national attention.

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Officials announced Thursday that Alta Planning+Design of Saratoga Springs will be conducting a $60,000 study to develop a bicycle, pedestrian, and transit plan for the city.

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The application of William H. Moran, local real estate dealer, before the Planning Board, for approval of a project for housing development along the east side of the Recreation Field, between Lake Ave. and Caroline St., apparently has been settled…

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A new route system would be designed based on ridership data and the changes in development patterns since the last restructuring, as well as on public input.

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New routes, increased frequency and reduced travel time are highlights of a revamped public transportation system officials unveiled Tuesday.

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Additional safe and sanitary housing of a low-rent character is 'necessary and desirable,' according to the Saratoga Springs Planning Board which, at a recent meeting proposed a second, 75 apartment project on the west side of Broadway, preferably in…

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Dr. Leo W. Roohan Jr., was unanimously voted to succeed the late James Benton Wednesday as chairman of the Saratoga Springs Urban Renewal Agency.

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Bicycle racks are scattered across downtown Saratoga Springs. The horse-headed rings, installed.beginning last year, are an ornamental version that can accomodate two bikes at once. The department of public works.

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Plans for a new rail project are emerging

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A new study of the Route 50 corridor near the Saratoga Spa State Park recommends $1.5 million in improvements to pedestrian and bicycle access to the park and nearby city trails.

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The Saratoga Springs Urban Renewal Agency last night passed resolutions in preparation to selling land for a Senior Citizens Center and use of URA land as a temporary softball field, discussed plans for businesses on Lake Avenue, and heard Mayor…

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In an about-face yesterday, the Saratoga Springs Chamber expressed support of a New York State route of a state-mandated train service from New York to Montreal. The chamber authorized Executive Vice President Joseph W. Dalton Jr. to put together the…

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State provides $100,000 infusion

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The Saratoga Springs City Council last night was confronted for the first time by a group demanding that the council live up to its responsibility to Negros and poor people by providing better housing.

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With track season, parking is challenging. Mayor Lenz hopes to open the bottom level of the Church Street parking deck by the first week in August.

Description of a few local areas to run, bike, and stroll.

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The Saratoga Springs Urban Renewal Agency was terminated at its final meeting last week and milestones were established. Dr., Leo W. Roohan, chairman, was present as he was at the first meeting on May 14, 1962 and every meeting since its inception 24…

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The number of low-income people in Saratoga Springs has dropped because they are being priced out of the housing market.

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Local officials gathered in the rain Thursday morning in Washington Park to formally kick off CDPHP Cycle!, a new initiative that will allow people in Albany, Schenectady, Troy and Saratoga Springs to rent bicycles from any of 41 stations as what the…

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Hour of Saratoga sightseeing only costs $1 and is popular with the tourists

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BikeShare Week offers tours, provides free rides to the public.

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The city could have another 80 spaces downtown this summer to help aid its parking congestion.

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A bus line that is expanding its expres service to Saratoga Springs will pick up passengers at 6:30 a.m. in front of Congress Park at the tourist booth on Broadway, and leave from New York at 8 p.m. for a return trip each day. A ticket will cost…

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The bus route planned to travel between Saratoga Springs and New York City has been cancelled, according to an announcement on the company's website.

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A new bus route that should help senior citizens and track workers get around the Saratoga Springs area debuted last week, to the praise of city officials and advocate groups.

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Close to 600 persons were on hand when Amtrak's Adirondack train pulled into the West Avenue railroad station yesterday in its inaugural run from New York to Montreal.

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City Council members said they were not against low-income housing in the city.

MAP OF NEIGHBORHOODS.pdf

MapofSaratogaSpringsDowntownParking.pdf
Map of Parking Downtown Saratoga Springs

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Architecture is the direct result of the growth of a city. Each structure built in Saratoga Springs is a response to the changing economy and the expansion of a city.
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