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The Saratoga Springs Urban Renewal Agency approved a resolution to apply for study funds from the federal government for the proposed $6 million Spring Valley project. Possible delays due to other communities having priority, the Vietnam conflict,…

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.

Plans for the construction of 66 garden-type apartments were accepted by the Planning Board

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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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Too many people are living in cramped conditions; post urban renewal, low-rent housing will be useful to meet relocation needs for low-income families.

The changes, the first major route restructuring in the Saratoga area since 2007, will increase service around areas of the city and out to the commercial corridor at Northway Exit 15, and bringing bus service for the first time to the neighborhoods…

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.

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.

Plan increases buses to Wilton, maintains service to apartments.

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…

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

Many projects in the Capital Region are expected to benefit from funding announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday...$1.13 million - The City of Saratoga will construct its Greenbelt Trail Downtown Connector, incorporating cyclist, pedestrian, and…

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.

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…

A total of 468 city households, including 1,189 men, women and children, depend on food stamps to supplement their income.

The entire consolidated city plan for Saratoga Springs, 2000.

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.

The City Council has refused an offer from the state Urban Development Corporation (UDC) to build a $3 million, 150-unit low- and middle-income housing project on Crescent Street, a project which would have cost the city only about $48,000.

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.

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.

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

James Tarantino, the 37-year proprietor of the central bus terminal which is designated for Urban Renewal demolition, is currently negotiating a lease with the Saratoga Springs Youth Commission for temporary occupancy in Drink Hall, although…

Passenger trains cold once again cross the railroad bridge over the Hudson River at Mechanicville if a bi-state planning effort comes to fruition.

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The Saratoga Springs Planning Board approved a 65-home development in Geyser Crest subject to Clifford Kolakowski, developer, increasing the size of a recreational area to meet new subdivision requirements.

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...

State provides $100,000 infusion

The logic, Greyhound Lines Inc. said, is that the CDTA, which owns the train station, uses it as a hub for city buses. The new location will make transfers between Greyhound and CDTA buses easier.

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

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 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…

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

The Urban Renewal Project Agency has received a $364,248 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the local agency's Project 1. The Project 1 area includes the Gaslight Square complex at Broadway and Hamilton Street and…

Parking garage proposal halted; The Mouzon House which as solar collectors on its room would find itself in the shadows of the 5-story parking garage.

Letter from Margie H. Van Meter asking the NyS Development Authority to survey employees who live in Saratoga County about their commuting preferences.

Gasoline shortage leads Mayor Watkin to declare Saratoga Springs a 'disaster area'

Plan shifts bus routes to 'touch' more people.

In September. before the weather regularly became too cool and wet - like it was Wednesday - the Department of Public Safety painted new bike lanes on North Broadway.
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