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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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State provides $100,000 infusion

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

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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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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 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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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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New, mile-long walking, biking path; after almost two decades the Spring Run Trail is now open

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Outgoing administration eyes key land deals...Now, less than two weeks before a new mayoral administration steps into City Hall, the outgoing mayor and city attorney are on track to complete three key land deals to amek the Spring Run Trail a…

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

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

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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.

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A week after an advisory committee administered the last rites to the city's paid parking plan, the proposal was declared dead by the city council.

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A multi-use path to connect Northway and Congress Park

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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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New comprehensive map shows trails and routes not normally listed

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Formal portrait of conductor, possibly a member of the Haight family, dressed in Boston & Main railroad uniform. Scribbled note on the back includes " Victory Mills Express"

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Batchellerville Bridge across Sacandaga Resevoir from Conklingville

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A pair of parking lots will be made more eco-friendly thanks to nearly $600,000 in stimulus money. This will include installing porous pavement and a natural catch basin.

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The plan would generate income but many local businesses are concerned.

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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.

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The new station will be three times the size of the old one. It will include a newstand, coffee, kiosk, gift shop and children's play area. There will be rotating artists and exhibits, and the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce will host an…

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

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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.

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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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Letter to CDTA customers explaining the new Navigator system and benefits; its a plastic smart card with more security for transportation

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

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Mayor Raymond Watkin reported last night that he has made what he feels to be his first major breakthrough in an effort to solve the critical gasoline shortage although it concerns only 'emergency-type' vehicles.

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